Lone Star Gridiron

Week 4 Highlights — Gilmer and GP North Shore Get Big Wins

Games of the week:

Gilmer 43, Daingerfield 20

It was a battle between two of the top high school football teams in the state. #1 2A Daingerfield took on #2 3A Gilmer. The Gilmer Buckeyes continued their impressive season with a 43-20 win over the Tigers from Daingerfield. Gilmer's offensive showed great balance with 216 yards in the air and 213 yards on the ground. Buckeye quarterback Darian Godfrey (24-for-32 216 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 Int.) had a great game. The Buckeyes extended their 22-6 halftime lead to 36-6 in the 3rd to put the game out of reach.

Galena Park North Shore 28, Southlake Carroll 15

#18 5A Galena Park North Shore showed that they were a championship contender with a convincing 29-14 victory over #2 5A Southlake Carroll. North Shore led 22-15 in the 4th quarter before they stopped the Dragons on downs at their 23 with 5:19 remaining. Southlake got the ball back with 1:25 left but their first pass attempt was intercepted and North Shore scored on a long run to make the final score 28-15. North Shore Running Back Tim Cornett finished the night with 24 carries and 167 yards. Last week, he had a 352-yard performance against La Marque.

Highlights:

Another week, another shutout for #4 1A Goldthwaite. A 41-0 win over #146 2A Merkel was Goldthwaite's third shutout of the season. The Eagles have only given up 13 points in five games
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#3 4A Austin Lake Travis quarterback Michael Brewer had another huge game, completing 23 of 28 passes for 386 yards and five touchdowns in their 56-31 victory over #48 4A Killeen. Running Back Andy Erickson also had a great game Catching 6 passes for 189 yards and 4 TDs and scoring a rushing TD
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#36 5A Tyler John Tyler led 56-0 at halftime and cruised to a 70-6 victory over #174 5A Lewisville
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#7 3A Rockdale got only their 17th victory in 55 meetings against #35 3A Cameron Yoe with a 41-21 victory
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#31 5A Mission Sharyland's Quarterback Scott Meyer ran for 278 yards and five TDs in a 52-17 win over #177 5A McAllen Rowe
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#118 4A Kilgore running back LaDarius Anthony ran for 359 yards and 5 touchdowns in Kilgore's 38-24 win over #105 3A Palestine to set a school record.
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#7 2A Newton running backs Jeremy Jackson and Kelvin Bennett both rushed for over 200 yards in a 62-40 win over #115 3A Orangefield. Jackson ran 15 times for 237 yards and four TDs and Bennett ran 17 times for 287 yards and three TDs, also returning a kick for a touchdown. Orangefield jumped out to an early 17-0 lead before Newton game storming back
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#24 1A Shiner beat #126 3A Palacios 43-0. Palacious enrollment is 443 while Shiners is 188
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#52 4A Edcouch-Elsa lost a district game for the first first time in over five years. Their 39 game district winning streak came to an end with a 11-8 loss to #51 4A Weslaco East. Weslaco East had to come up with a goal line stand to earn the victory. They stopped Edcouch-Elsa twice inside the 1-yard line, in the final minute of the game to preserve the victory.
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Dallas ISD gets another black eye as the game between Dallas Kimball and Dallas Smith ended in the 3rd quarter because of a brawl where the sidelines and stands emptied.
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#19 3A Mexia's great season took a wrong turn. They had built a 27-7 lead with 6:46 remaining in the game against #48 3A West. The missed extra point and two recovered onside kicks which turned into 21 West points in 6:14 gave West an unbelievable 28-27 victory
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#204 5A Spring DeKaney's Sophomore Running Back Trey Williams ran for 375 yards on 31 carries with four TDs and returned a kickoff for 41 yards in a big 47-39 upset of #46 5A Spring Westfield
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#116 3A Perryton with an enrollment of 622 students was able to defeat #2 1A Canadian 198 students 51-35.
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#74 4A Port Neches-Groves Running Back Caleb Harmon ran for 307 yards during their 27-20 victory over #198 4A Little Cypress-Mauriceville
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#52 1A Joaquin did not attempt a single pass during their 30-6 win over #15 1A Mount Enterprise
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#154 3A Shepherd Quarterback Alex Jones passed for 207 yards and a TD and ran 11 times for 159 yards and three TDs in a 57-0 shutout of #169 3A Tarkington
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#26 4A Birdville Quarterback Josh Dorman passed for 553 yards and seven touchdowns in a 63-28 victory against #199 4A Azle. He now has 1,608 passing yards in the first 4 games of the season.
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#14 1A Clarendon had only given up 28 points in the previous 4 weeks but gave up 35 in a 35-21 loss to #20 1A Sunray
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#3 2A Muleshoe QB Jared Skipworth threw for 409 yards and had 6 passing TD's ina 52-26 win over #114 3A Borger. He now has 1376 yards and 14 TDs through 5 games. His favorite target, Cooper Washington, has 569 yards and 6 TDs receiving for the year
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#3 4A Austin Lake Travis has now outscored #48 4A Killeen 163-39 in their last 3 meetings with a 42-21 win. The Cavaliers have won all five of their games this season by at least 21 points.
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#10 2A Blanco Running Back Layton Dworaczyk ran 18 times for 224 yards and scored an amazing 8 times in a 59-7 rout of #72 2A Universal City Randolph
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#23 4A Aledo Running Back Johnathan Gray rushed for 151 yards and 4 TDs and caught 7 passes for 189 yards and 3 more TDs to lead Aledo to a 66-14 win over #155 4A Fort Worth Brewer
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#131 5A Del Rio Running Back John Steed ran for 294 yards and three TDs in a 41-18 victory over #216 5A Laredo Alexander
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#12 1A Falls City held #16 2A Karnes City to only 105 total yards during their 25-6 victory
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#11 3A Cuero Quarterback Tyler Arndt threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth in their 41-16 victory over #42 3A La Vernia
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#17 4A Dallas Highland Park Quarterback Luke Woodley completed 20 of 25 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns 56-35 win over #31 4A Carrollton Newman Smith.
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#89 3A Lindale Quarterback Matt Broussard rushed for 295 yards and 4 TDs in a 43-33 win over #10 3A Pittsburg
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#118 5A Austin High Quarterback Jacob Morgan passed for 382 yards and 3 TDs in a 36-24 win over #155 5A Pflugerville Connally
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#3 5A Fort Bend Hightower Defensive Back Jeremy Woodson blocked a punt and returned two blocked punts for TDs in a 30-5 win over #238 5A Fort Bend Austin. The Hightower defense held Austin to 102 total yards for the game

Team Milestones:

#96 5A Plano West played in their 100th all-time game vs. #4 5A Allen.
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#61 3A Wimberley will played in their 250th all-time game against #44 3A Burnet and came away with a 21-14 victory.
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#89 2A Garrison won their 450th all-time game vs. #168 2A San Augustine 24-0
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#220 4A Austin Reagan played in their 500th all-time game vs. #147 4A Austin Travis
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#94 4A La Marque played in their 750th all-time game vs. #9 Angleton.
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#159 3A Andrews played in their 750th all-time game vs. #149 3A Fabens and won it 52-0
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#31 1A Wheeler will played in their 800th all-time game vs. #88 1A Booker and came away with a 64-13 victory.
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#144 4A Cleburne played in their 1000th all-time game vs. #5 4A Hewitt Midway
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#10 5A Garland celebrated their 1000th all-time games vs. #127 5A South Garland with a 17-13 victory.

Coaching Milestones:

#61 3A Wimberley Head Coach Weldon Nelms won his 100th game at Wimberley with a 21-14 victory vs. #44 3A Burnet
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#54 3A Devine Head Coach Chad Quisenberry won his 50th game at Devine with a 27-6 victory vs. #165 3A Crystal City

Rivals:

It was the 7th meeting between father and son when #13 5A Arlignton (Head Coach Scott Peach) took on #54 5A Arlington Lamar (Head Coach -- Scotts Dad Eddie Peach). Dad had a 4-2 record vs. his son but this time his son won in big fashion 56-7

Current Longest Win Streaks Through 2008

Wins - Team (District)
35 — Austin Lake Travis (25-4A) (Tied for 7th All-Time) with Austin Reagan (5A), 1967-1969 and Stamford,(3A) 1954-1957 and – Sealy, (3A) 1994-1996
20 — Muleshoe (2-2A)
18 — Carthage (18-3A)
17 — Prosper (9-3A)
14 — Sulphur Springs (13-4A)

1A — The favorites won 41 of 54 games
2A — The favorites won 54 of 73 games
3A — The favorites won 46 of 56 games
4A — The favorites won 71 of 96 games
5A — The favorites won 78 of 106 games

Record Watch:

Birdville Quarterback Josh Dorman and Denton Ryan Quarterback Scotty Young both have 23 TD passes in 4 games. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Cayuga's Traylon Shead has now moved into the #7 spot for Career Rushing Yards. He is at 8,189 yards and needs 57 more yards to pass #6 Jacquizz Rodgers, Lamar Consolidated (8,246) 2004-07 . Shead is also at #9 in Career Touchdowns with 108. #8 is Jerrell Wilkerson, San Antonio Clark (110) 2002-04.
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Caddo Mills Running Back Nate Jeffery is currently tied for #11 in Career Touchdowns with 104. He is tied with JORDAN SHIPLEY, Rotan, 2000; Burnet, 2001-03. He needs 115 to tie the 2A record held by #5 Rodney Thomas, Groveton, (115) 1987-90.
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Southlake Carroll's kicker Cade Foster is now 16th all-time in Career PATs with 143. #15 is Jeff Pyatte of Gregory-Portland, 1972-74 with 145.
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Edgewood's Wide Receiver Darrius Rogers now has 138 Career Receptions which ties him at #77. JARED PEDDY, Canyon, (3A) 2004-05 and RICKY SHEPHERD, Bovina, (2A) 1980-81 are next in line wtih 139 Career Receptions
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Graham's Quarterback Case McCoy now ranks 28th in Career Pass Completions with 513. CHRISTIAN MATTHEWS, Arlington Bowie, 2006-08 and JARRETT LEE, Brownwood, 2004; Brenham, 2005-06 are next in line with 517.
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Cedar Hill Kicker Eduardo Camara is now tied for 17th all-time in Career Field Goals with 27.
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Round Rock Westwood Kicker Jordan Williamson is now tied for 24th all-time in Career Field Goals with 26
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Ennis Wide Receiver is now at #38 all time in Career Receptions with 161. Just ahead of him is JASON MARTINSON, Birdville, (4A) 2004-06 and HOUSTON TUMINELLO, Canton, (3A) 2005; Gilmer, (3A) 2007 with 162 catches. He is also ranked #52 in Career Receiving Yards with 2576. EARVIN TAYLOR, Mission, 2000-02 with 2,627 yards is at #51. This will be it for Kyle Guinyard who suffered a season ending torn ACL.

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