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HS football recap: September 24-25 

Photos by Roger Mathis,

District play continued this week with the Garland Owls, Rowlett Eagles and North Garland Raiders getting wins.

Owls defeat Mustangs

The Garland Owls won a close contest with the Sachse Mustangs Thursday, Sept. 24 at Williams Stadium. The final score was 38-34.

Sachse got the first two TDs of the game with a 21-yard pass from quarterback Jalen Mayden to Donovan Duvernay and a 6-yard rush by Kelon Wilson.

In the third quarter, Mayden scored on a 9-yard run and Devin Duvernay caught a 7-yard pass from Mayden for a score.

Devin Duvernay scored for SHS in the fourth on a 3-yard run.

Mayden was 14-24 for 159 yards for the Mustangs and put together 129 rushing yards. Devin Duvernay had 89 rushing yards.

Mustang kicker Geoffrey added four extra points.

Garland scored three times in the second quarter getting an 11-yard touchdown run by Michael Turman, a Hunter Merriman 38-yard field goal and a 5-yard TD pass from quarterback Jacoby Williams to Melvin Loveless.

Turman scored again in the third on a 2-yard run and in the fourth on a 10-yard run. Loveless also caught another Williams pass for a touchdown.

Merriman was good on five PATs.

Williams ended the night at 25-45 for 313 yards for the Owls and Loveless had 134 receiving yards.

Rowlett gets big win over Tyler Lee

The Rowlett Eagles defeated Tyler Lee High School Thursday, Sept. 24 by a final score of 54-20.

Shabyrius Carter scored first for the Eagles on a 3-yard run. LaDarius Dickens also got a TD in the first quarter on a 1-yard run.

Alvin Kenworthy hit a 33-yard field goal in the second quarter. Chris Luplow also scored on a 22-yard field goal.

Cobe Morrow also scored in the second quarter on a 2-yard touchdown run.

Dickens scored again in the third quarter on a 75-yard pass reception from quarterback Logan Bonner and scored again in the third on a 6-yard reception.

Morrow scored again on a 32-yard run in the third and in the fourth quarter on a 52-yard rush.

Colonels fall to Forney HS

The South Garland Colonels were defeated 58-13 by Forney High School Thursday, Sept. 24.

Both of the Colonels scores came in the first quarter. The first was on a 16-yard pass to Dominique Parker from quarterback Kevlon Grissom. Vincent Jordan also scored on a 4-yard run.

Jordan carried the ball 27 times for 163 yards for the Colonels. Grissom ended the night at 6-15 for 122 yards.

Raiders defeat Rangers

The North Garland Raiders got a 30-24 win over the Naaman Forest Rangers Friday, Sept. 25.

The Raiders’ quarterback Zach Duffey got the first NGHS score in the second quarter on a 1-yard run and less than five minutes later, Dominique Pierce scored for the Raiders on a 49-yard rush.

Pierce scored again in the third on a 3-yard run and Ladaireon Rose got a TD on a 6-yard pass from Duffey.

The Raiders got two points on a safety in the fourth quarter.

Jose Guitterez was good on all PATs.

Duffey had 109 yards and completed eight of 15 pass attempts. Pierce rushed for 159 yards and Rose got 86 yards in pass receptions.

Prince Hanks scored in the first quarter for the Rangers on a 5-yard run.

In the second, Mitchell Tett got a TD on a 21-yard run and Darius Savage got the 2-point conversion.

Joshua Mendoza also scored for NFHS in the second on a 34-yard field goal.

Broderick Hampton scored on a 2-yard run in the third.

Mendoza added one extra point.

Hampton was 9-23 with 88 yards on the game. Savage rushed for 96 yards.

Patriots fall to Rockwall HS

The Lakeview Centennial Patriots suffered a 59-35 loss to Rockwall High School Friday, Sept. 25.

Jamil Linwood scored two of the LCHS touchdowns on 1- and 32-yard rushes.

Kaleb Mcnac scored the other three of the Patriots’ TDs on 22-, 56- and 21-yard pass receptions from quarterback Kamron Fields.

Fields ended the night at 24-36 with 297 yards. Linwood rushed for 70 yards on the game and Mcnac collected 119 receiving yards.

John Guerra added all five extra points.