Saturday, September 30, 2023

High School Football Scoreboard

Aledo 48, Guyer 45

In a game that pitted two of the top five football programs in the state against each other on Friday night, Guyer (No. 5-Max Preps) came up just short to No. 4 Aledo in a game decided by a last-second field goal.

Following a scoreless first quarter, Aledo struck first with a touchdown to go up 7-0 in the second.

Guyer answered by driving 91-yards and scoring on a 22-yard field goal from Ford Stinson.

With four minutes to play in the second quarter, a tight chess match of a game exploded into a slug fest.

Logan McLaughlin threw a touchdown pass to Josiah Martin for 21 yards to give Guyer a 10-7 lead.

The Bearcats answered with a touchdown and 2-point conversion to make it 15-10 Aledo.

Guyer came right back and regained the lead when McLaughlin and Martin hooked up on a 59-yard bomb to make it 17-15 Guyer.

Aledo scored again before the half, and led 23-17 heading into the third quarter.

Guyer tied it up early in the third on a touchdown pass from McLaughlin to Corbin Glasco for 39 yards.

Aledo scored on a safety to make it 25-23, but Guyer came right back and scored when McLaughlin hit Kegan Stelmazewski on a 32-yard touchdown pass to make it 29-25 Wildcats.

Aledo regained the lead again to make it 31-29 Bearcats, but Guyer came right back and scored on a 5-yard run from Sterling Schneider.

A successful 2-point conversion pass from McLaughlin to Stelmazewski gave the Wildcats a 37-31 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Then it was Aledo’s turn, and the Bearcats took a 38-37 lead after a touchdown with 11:37 to play in the fourth quarter.

The Bearcats scored again to take a 45-37 lead with 4:23 to play in the fourth.

Not be outdone, McLaughlin connected with Corbin Glasco on a 64-yard touchdown pass and hit Martin on a 2-yard pass to tie the game up at 45 all.

Aledo scored on a last-second field goal to pull out the victory.

Guyer (1-1, 0-0) will play at Lancaster at 7 p.m. next Friday.

Flower Mound 41, Lake Highlands 21

The Jaguars appeared to be firing on all cylinders on Friday night, defeating Lake Highlands by a score of 41-21.

On its opening drive, Flower Mound drove 69 yards and scored on a 2-yard run from Jake Watson.

Miguel Arenas drilled a 43-yard field goal on the Jags next possession to make it 10-0 Flower Mound, and Watson scored on a 5-yard run to make it 17-0 Jaguars at the end of one.

Arenas kicked a 29-yard field goal on Flower Mound’s first possession of the second quarter, before Lake Highlands got on the board with a touchdown.

Flower Mound came right back, though, and scored after recovering a Wildcats fumbled punt return, this time on a 12-yard run from Watson to make it 27-7 Jaguars.

With under two minutes to play in the quarter, Watson connected with Carter Massey for 31 yards to make it 34-7 Flower Mound at halftime.

Lake Highlands scored late in the third quarter to make it 34-14 Flower Mound, but Flower Mound scored again on a 2-yard run from Watson with 9:46 to play in the fourth quarter to give the Jags a 41-14 lead.

Lake Highlands scored again, but could not complete the comeback.

Flower Mound (2-0, 0-0) will play at 7 p.m. next Friday at McKinney.

Northwest 31, McKinney North 28

The McKinney North/Northwest football game was a back-and-forth affair on Friday night, but the Texans emerged victorious to improve to 2-0 on the season.

McKinney North got on the board first to take a 7-0 lead, but the Texans responded with a Leddie Thompson touchdown pass completed to Tyler Singer for 18 yards to knot the game up with the Bulldogs.

McKinney North regained the lead with another touchdown, and as time was running out in the second quarter, Greyson Steele kicked a 39-yard field goal for Northwest to make it 14-10 going into the half.

With 4:05 remaining in the third quarter, Northwest took its first lead of the night when Thompson hit Adam Thurston on a 14-yard touchdown pass to make it 17-14 Texans.

Northwest extended its lead to 10 points on a 26-yard run from Ife Durodoye, but North responded with two unanswered touchdowns to make it 28-24 Bulldogs.

Northwest came right back, however, and made it 31-28 on an 8-yard keeper from Thompson and held on for the victory.

Northwest (2-0, 0-0) will open up district competition at 7 p.m. next Friday at Aledo.

Liberty Christian 31, Episcopal School of Dallas 0

Jason Witten’s Warriors had another strong effort on Friday night, defeating Episcopal School of Dallas by a score of 31-0.

Liberty Christian jumped out to a 7-0 lead on a 7-yard touchdown pass from Cole Welliver to Chase Garnett.

In the second quarter, Garnett made it 14-0 on a 4-yard run with 8 minutes to go until the half, and that was the score at the end of the second quarter.

With eight minutes to go in the third, Welliver and Garnett hooked up again, this time on a 13-yard touchdown pass to make it 21-0 Warriors.

Two minutes later, special teams got in on the act when Quinton Brown returned a punt 68 yards for a touchdown.

Liberty took a 31-0 lead with 9 minutes to go in the third quarter on a 32-yard field goal from Michael Stump.

Liberty Christian (2-0, 0-0) will be in its bye week next week.

Lovejoy 42, Argyle 14

Argyle carried a 55-game home winning streak into the game with Lucas Lovejoy on Friday night that dates back to the 2012 season.

Unfortunately, that streak came to an end in a 42-14 loss to the Leopards.

The struggles continued for the Eagles on Friday night as Lovejoy jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead.

With 1:40 remaining in the third quarter, Argyle got on the board on a 2-yard run from John Gailey.

The Eagles scored again early in the fourth quarter on a 9-yard run from Gailey, but Lovejoy answered with a touchdown of its own to make it 42-14 Leopards.

Argyle (0-2, 0-0) will host Grapevine at 7 p.m. next Friday.

Southlake Carroll 57, Marcus 15

The Marauders rallied from a first half deficit to make it close at the end of the first half, but ended up being slain by the Dragons on Friday night.

Carroll jumped out to a 14-0 second-quarter lead before Marcus got on the board on a 4-yard run from Brock Golwas to make it 14-6.

The Marauders brought the game to within two points when Dane Parlin connected with Karic Grennan on a 67-yard touchdown pass.

The Dragons scored again to make it 21-12 Carroll, and following another score, they led 28-12.

Owen Gall kicked a 34-yard field goal for the Marauders to make it 28-15 Carroll at the half, but that was the last time Marcus would score in the game.

Marcus (0-2, 0-0) will play at 7 p.m. on Thursday night at Euless Trinity.

Highland Park 21, Lewisville 18

Things got off to a good start for Lewisville on Friday night, but Highland Park held off the Fighting Farmers on the final drive of the game to get the win.

Lewisville got out to a 3-0 lead on a 33-yard field goal from Eric Arias, but two unanswered touchdowns put the Farmers in a 14-3 hole.

Lewisville responded with a 25-yard touchdown run from Viron Ellison, but Highland Park came right back with a touchdown of its own and the score was 21-10 at halftime.

With 1:25 to play in the third quarter, Ethan Terrell connected with Jaydan Hardy on a 19-yard touchdown pass, and a 2-point conversion made it 21-18 Highland Park.

Lewisville had the ball on its own 30-yard line with 1:20 to go in the fourth quarter, but was not able to score.

Lewisville (1-1, 0-0) will play at 7 p.m. next Friday at Mesquite.

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