State records fall as Southwest routes Arlington Heights
Southwest 66, Arlington Heights 21
Southwest quarterback Wesley Harris and receiver Robbie Rhodes put their names in the state record books with a dominating performance in the Raiders 66-21 win over Arlington Heights. Harris completed 20 of 30 passes for 562 yards and 9 touchdowns, while Rhodes was on the receiving end of 10 pass for 394 yards and 8 touchdowns, both state of Texas records. Rhodes 8 TD catches also tied a national record. All in all, the Raiders totally dominated the Yellow Jackets. The number one offense of Southwest rolled up 758 yards of total offense, while the Raider defense limited Arlington Heights to 152 total yards. Southwest now takes the top spot in district 6-4A at 6-0.
Trimble Tech 36, North Side 10
Trimble Tech used the legs and arm of Jerrick McClain to cruise to a 36-10 win over North Side. McClain rushed for 110-yards and two scores and passed for 82-yards and two scores. Jalan Hall was the beneficiary of both of McClain’s TD passes, catching passes of 17 and 62-yards for scores. Alex Ortiz tallied the Steers only touchdown, scoring on a 9-yard run in the fourth.
Weatherford 35, Paschal 10
Paschal quarterback Chris Hanson threw for a season high 258-yards, but that wasn’t enough to overcome the Kangaroos ground game as Weatherford tops Paschal, 35-10. Weatherford rushed for a total of 180-yards and scored three times on the ground. The Panthers would get a 24-yard field goal from Jair Salas before halftime, but wouldn’t score again until late in the fourth when Hanson found Ben Noel for a 3-yard touchdown.
Carrollton Ranchview 27, Polytechnic 20
The Poly Parrots outran Ranchview and had two rushers over 100-yards, but they were unable to stop the Wolves, as Poly fell to Ranchview, 27-20. Javonte Adams ran for 192-yards and three scores and Charles Johnson add 124-yards. A back and forth battle, Ranchview scored late in the forth to pull ahead and get their first win of the season.
Dunbar 14, Eastern Hills 7
Anthony Lampkin broke loose on a 72-yard TD run in the first and the Wildcats defense did the rest as Dunbar topped Eastern Hills, 14-7. The Highlanders Shabravious Howard, one of the district top rushers, was limited to only 11-yards as the Wildcat defense shutdown Eastern Hills running game. The Highlanders only score would come in the fourth on a Lee Randolph to Brian Rollins 17-yard touchdown pass. Dunbar’s Stepfawn Hughes would tally 65 yards on the ground and would catch a 33-yards TD pass from Dan Harris.