South Hills wins on last second field goal, Wyatt rushes to victory
South Hills 38, Western Hills 35
South Hills' Abraham Gomez nailed a 30-yard field goal as time ran out to secure a come from behind win over Western Hills, 38-35. Western Hills had a 35-21 lead entering the 4th quarter, and that’s where the Scorpions turned it up. Antwan Bradshaw got the comeback started with a 78-yard touchdown run off the option. The Scorpion defense held and gave the ball back to the offense. Quarterback Anthony Blake led the offense down the field on a 13-play, 98-yard drive that ended with another Bradshaw score to tie it at 35. The Cougars would get the ball with 1:29 left, but on their fourth play, South Hills’ Nick Ewing forced a fumble and Julian Montanez recovered. With 34 seconds left, Blake maneuvered the Scorpions down to the 13, where Gomez kicked the game winner as time expired. Blake and Bradshaw were the keys to the comeback, as Blake would throw for 195 yards and two touchdowns, plus rushing for 101 yards and another score. Bradshaw added 225 yards on the ground and 2 scores.
O.D. Wyatt 42, Carter-Riverside 0
Donnie Rogers and X’eryus Dansby each had two rushing touchdowns as O.D. Wyatt used their ground attack to dominate Carter-Riverside, 42-0. The Chaparrals had zero pass yards, but didn’t really need any, as they gained 343 total yards, all on the ground. Rogers rushed for 116-yards and Dansby added 94 rushing yards. The Wyatt defense had a good night, shutting out the Eagles, holding them to 118 total yards, intercepting two passes and recovering two fumbles.
Dallas Madison 74, Diamond Hill-Jarvis 0
Dallas Madison ran the ball for 394-yards and held Diamond Hill-Jarvis to -51 yards of total offense to roll over the Eagles, 74-0.
Southwest (5-1, 5-0) vs. Arlington Heights (6-0, 5-0) Friday at Clark Stadium, 7:30pm
This is the game of the year in district 6-4A! The top two teams playing for the district crown. Heights has been the cream of the crop, but Southwest is poised to take away the title. Southwest has the number one offense in the district, led by quarterback Wesley Harris and receivers Robbie Rhodes and Willie Robinson. The Raiders average 402 yards per game and 37 points. Arlington Heights has the number one defense in the district, yielding only 147 yards per game and 5 points. Both teams like to throw the ball, but the Yellow Jackets have a slight advantage in the rushing game. This is Southwest’s homecoming game, so the Raiders will be up for this one.
Weatherford (1-5, 0-3) vs. Paschal (0-6, 0-3) Friday at Farrington Field, 7:30pm
This district 4-5A game features the two teams at the bottom of the district. Give Paschal the advantage in the passing game and Weatherford the advantage in the rushing game. Both teams have struggled on defense, but the Panthers have given up fewer points then the Kangaroos.
Trimble Tech (2-4, 1-4) vs. North Side (1-5, 1-4) Friday at Handley Field, 7:30pm
The Bulldogs and the Steers enter tonight’s game with identical district records. Tech got their one win by beating Carter-Riverside, North Side picked up theirs due to Eastern Hills forfeiting their win. Tech has a rushing game led by Kwame Bonner and Jerrick McClain has proven to be an effective quarterback. North Side can move the ball on the ground also, with Elias Medina and Alex Ortiz providing the bulk of the yardage.
Polytechnic (3-3, 1-0) at Carrollton Ranchview (0-5, 0-1) Friday at Standridge Stadium, 7:30pm
Polytechnic is quickly becoming a team to be reckoned with in district 12-3A. In their second year in Class 3A, they have established themselves as a team that can compete with the Dallas teams in the district. Malik Jones is a proven passer, as well as a real threat to run the ball. Javonte Adams is the main rusher, averaging 5 yards a carry. Poly will need to stop the run on defense, as Ranchview does most of their damage on the ground.
Dunbar (3-3, 3-2) at Eastern Hills (1-5, 1-4) Saturday at Clark Stadium, 1:00pm
Coming off a loss to Carter-Riverside, Dunbar is looking to remain in the playoff hunt. Eastern Hills is reeling from being forced to forfeit two district wins that has taken them out of the playoff race. The Wildcats will now have to defend against the running attack of the Highlanders Shabravious Howard. Dunbar will counter with Stepfawn Hughes, who is a threat in the running and receiving game, as he leads Dunbar in both categories.