Monday, September 25, 2023

High School Football Scoreboard

Lewisville 17, Marcus 14

In the Battle of the Axe, a closely contested rivalry ended with Lewisville emerging victorious on a last-minute field goal.

Marcus led the series 21-15 coming into tonight’s game, but the Farmers would not be denied.

Lewisville scored first on an 8-yard touchdown run from Ethan Terrell.

The Farmers held that lead until the final minute of the first half when Colton Bedgood recovered a Lewisville fumble and returned it 19 yards for a touchdown, and the game was tied 7-7 at the break.

Less than three minutes into the third quarter, it was Marcus that took the lead, scoring on a 3-yard Cole Welliver pass to Aidan Grummer and it was 14-7 Marcus headed into the fourth.

Lewisville came back and tied it up on a 7-yard run from Ethan Terrell with 5:21 to play in the game.

With 24 seconds remaining, Freddy Joya kicked a 31-yard field goal for Lewisville to seal the victory for the Farmers.

Marcus (4-4, 3-2) will travel to Plano at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28, while Lewisville (7-1, 5-0) will play at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at Plano East.

Argyle 35, Frisco Independence 10

The Eagles took sole possession of first place in district on Friday night, soundly defeating Frisco Independence.

Independence scored first in the game on a field goal, but Argyle answered with a 1-yard touchdown run from John Gailey.

Following a scoreless second quarter, the Eagles led 7-3 heading into halftime.

Argyle opened things up a bit early in the third quarter, as a 4-yard run from Landon Farris and 3-yard run from RJ Bunnell gave the Eagles a 21-3 lead.

The Knights then cut the deficit to 11 points, but Argyle answered when Gailey hit Will Krzysiak on a 74-yard touchdown pass to make it 28-10 Argyle.

With 8:07 remaining in the fourth, Farris scored again on a 1-yard run to put it at 35-10 Eagles.

Argyle (8-0, 4-0) will play at Denton at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Flower Mound 51, Plano 41

In a back-and-forth affair, the Jaguars came out on top on Friday night, defeating Plano by 10 points.

Flower Mound jumped out to a 7-0 lead when Yale Erdman hit Caden Jensen on a 15-yard touchdown pass.

Plano tied the game at 7 before Cade Harwell returned a kickoff 96 yards to give the Jaguars a 13-7 lead after one.

In the second, Plano took a 14-13 lead, but Erdman connected with Jensen again on a 35-yard touchdown pass to make it 19-14 Flower Mound.

Plano scored another touchdown to give the Wildcats a 21-19 lead, but Flower Mound came right back and regained the lead on a 1-yard keeper from Erdman.

Plano scored again with 11 seconds remaining in the second quarter and led the game 28-26 at halftime.

The Wildcats added another touchdown early in the third quarter to make it 35-26, but Flower Mound responded with a 9-yard touchdown run from Peyton Porter and elected to kick the extra point, making it 35 -33 Plano halfway through the third.

That decision paid off late in the third quarter, when Abraham Candelaria booted a 39-yard field goal to put Flower Mound up by one.

The lead was short-lived, however, as Plano scored to take a 41-36 lead, but the Jags then answered with a 57-yard touchdown pass from Erdman to Cameron Bouck.

Erdman then converted a 2-point run, and Flower Mound led 44-41 with 7:25 to play.

The Jaguars extended their lead to 10 on a 3-yard run from Erdman late in the fourth quarter.

Flower Mound (2-6, 2-3) will play at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at Coppell.

Liberty Christian 18, FW Southwest Christian 6

The Warriors remain unbeaten in district, as Liberty Christian defeated FW Southwest Christian on Friday night.

Neither team scored in the first quarter.

Early in the second, the Warriors took the lead when Brady Janusek hit Michael Stump on a 15-yard touchdown pass to make it 7-0 Liberty Christian.

The Warriors would carry that lead into the half.

Stump then kicked a 21-yard field goal with 7 minutes remaining in the third quarter to make it 10-0 Liberty.

Southwest Christian got on the board late in the third quarter to make it 10-6, but Liberty answered with three minutes to play in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run from Cade Harycki.

Janusek then ran for a 2-point conversion and the Warriors made it 18-6.

Liberty Christian (8-1, 3-0) will host Fort Worth All Saints at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Guyer 49, Allen 7

When two of the top five teams in the state square off, its expected to be a good game.

But Guyer proved there is a wide gap between No. 1 and No. 5 (MaxPreps), at least among 6A programs, defeating Allen 49-7 on Thursday night in a nationally-televised game.

The Wildcats got on the board just under three minutes into the game when Jackson Arnold hit Josiah Martin on a 25-yard touchdown pass to give Guyer a 7-0 lead at the end of one.

At the 8:19 mark of the second quarter, Arnold tossed an 8-yard touchdown pass to Landon Sides, and the Wildcats led 14-0 at the half.

In the third, Guyer picked up right where it left off when Arnold completed a touchdown pass to Si Stovall for 12 yards to make it 21-0.

Three minutes later, Ahmed Yussuf rushed for 12 yards to make it 28-0 Guyer.

With 2:45 to play in third, Arnold broke a 58-yard run to make it 35-0, and then special teams then got in on the act when Peyton Bowen returned a punt 60 yards for a score.

Allen finally scored early in the fourth, but Guyer came right back when Arnold connected with Sides on a second touchdown pass, this one for 73 yards.

Arnold passed for 334 yards and 4 touchdowns, and rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown.

The Wildcats (8-0, 5-0) will travel to McKinney at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27.

Northwest 65, FW South Hills 0

The Texans jumped out early and never looked back, shutting out South Hills on Thursday night.

Jake Strong completed a pass to Logan Jeskevic for 6 yards to get things going for Northwest, and hooked up with Jeskevic less than two minutes later on a 57-yard pass to make it 14-0 Northwest.

The Texans made it 16-0 on a safety, and then Ife Durodoye rushed for 15 yards to give Northwest a 23-0 lead.

Strong then connected with Kenan Reil for 50 yards with 15 seconds left to play in the first quarter, and Northwest led 30-0 at the end of one.

Strong and Reil hooked up a second time on a 64-yard touchdown pass to start the second quarter and Terry Duncan scored on an 18-yard pass from Strong with 6:12 to play in the half.

With under a minute to play before halftime, Kyle Cummings scored on a 6-yard run to make it 51-0 Northwest at the break.

In the third, Leddie Thompson scored on a 20-yard run and early in the fourth, Nate Jean broke a 63-yard run for Northwest.

Jake Strong passed for 264 yards and 5 touchdowns in the game.

Northwest (6-2, 5-1) will host Burleson Centennial at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Check back on Friday night for more local scores.

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