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Playoffs Round 2 Highlights

Game Of The Week: Allen vs. Southlake Carroll

Southlake Carroll won a wild one 35-34 in double-overtime as Allen went for 2 points and the win in the 2nd OT but Southlake Carroll defensive back Justin Agnew was able to tackle Allen quarterback Matt Brown before he reached the end zone to preserve the victory.

Carroll led 21-14 with 1:33 remaining and had the ball after Brown threw an incomplete pass on fourth-and-goal from Carrolls 5. Allen was able to stop Carroll and they partially blocked the punt and a Allen go the ball at Carrolls 27 with one second left. Southlake thought they had won but officials confirmed that there was 1 second left. Brown then threw a 27 yard touchdown pass to Chase Gambill. The extra point tied the score at 21 and sent the game into OT.

Both teams scored on their first overtime possessions to make the score 28-28. Carroll scored first in the 2nd OT to make it 35-28. On Allens possession, Brown scored on a 10 yard run to make it 35-34. Allen lined up for the XP but Carroll called time out. Allen coach Tom Westerberg then decided to go for the win and sent his offense back onto the field.

Team Milestones:

2A Linden-Kildare won their 450th all-time game with a 29-14 victory over West Rusk.

Coaching Milestones:

2A Blanco Head Coach Danny Rogers won his 75th all-time game at Blanco with a 32-13 victory over Rogers.
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4A Everman Head Coach Dale Keeling won his 125th all-time game at Everman with a 21-16 victory over Lake Dallas.
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5A Abilene Head Coach Steve Warren won his 125th all-time game at Abilene with a 45-7 victory over El Paso Coronado.

Current Longest Win Streaks Through 2008

Wins - Team (District)
42 — Austin Lake Travis (25-4A) Moves to 5th place all-time ahead of Hull-Daisetta, 1935-1939. #4 is Cuero (4A), 1973-1975 with 44 consecutive wins.
25 — Carthage (18-3A)

Highlights:

5A Garland and 5A Tyler Lee met up in the playoffs for the 3rd time since 2004. Tyler Lee won in a bi-district matchup in 2004 28-10, Garland won last year in the Area round 13-10 and Tyler Lee avenged that loss this year with a 23-17 victory this year also in the Area round.
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Speaking of 5A Garland. Their defense was terrific this year. They had only given up more than 16 points once this year and they won that game. Only 139 points given up over 11 games is not too bad.
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4A Wolfforth Frenship finishes the season with four losses for the first time since 2004 and just the second time since 1999. On the positive side, they did have thier 17 CONSECUTIVE WINNING SEASON and just missed out (7-5 record) on their 11th Consecutive 8+ win season. It does make it their 12th consecutive season with 7+ wins though.
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5A Dallas Skyline Wide Receiver Mike Davis caught 7 passes for 263 yards and scored 4 TDs in their 41-36 win over DeSoto.
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4A Montgomery Running Back Leroy Dobbins finishes his season with a eye catching 2,657 yards and 24 TDs.
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3A Cuero Running Back Trent Jackson ran for 283 yards and scored 4 TDs in their 53-36 win over Sealy.
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4A Port Neches-Groves Running Back Caleb Harmon finishes his season with 1,847 yards rushing.
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The 44 points that 3A Monahans allowed to 3A Graham was exactly 1/2 of what they gave up in the previous 11 games. They had only alowed 88 points going into that game.
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3A Prosper has only allowed 89 points during its 12 games.
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2A San Saba won its first playoff game in 21 years last week against Wall.
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5A Arlington Quarterback Matt Joeckel passed for 237 yards and 5 TDs and also rushed for 113 yards and 3 TDs in their 70-42 win over Odessa.
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2A Caddo Mills and 2A Grandview met up in the playoffs for the 3rd time in 4 years this week. Grandview won 36-14 in 2006 in bi-district. Caddo Mills won 41-21 in 2007 also in bi-district. Caddo Mills won the 2009 matchup also with a 21-14 victory this time in the area round.
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2A Vanderbilt Industrial defeated 2A Three Rivers for the 2nd year in a row in the Area round. Last year, Industrial won 36-6 and this year it was 35-0. Three Rivers won in the Regional round 31-20 back in 1995.
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1A Wellingtons perfect season came to an end for the 2nd year in a row in a playoff loss to 1A Canadian. Canadian won 55-20 in the regionals last year. This year, also in the regional round, Canadian won 48-31. Canadian was 4-0 vs. Wellington when they played in the same district 1994-1995 and 2000-2001.
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1A Goldthwaite got its 6th shutout of the season with a 23-0 win over Shiner. Goldthwaite avenged last years 33-7 loss to Shiner in the Regional round.
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1A New Deal beat 1A Iraan 28-17 this week to avenge their 37-7 loss last season to Iraan in the playoffs.
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4A Corsicana Running Back Cody Evans finishes his season with 1,699 yards rushing.
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1A Falls City defense had five consecutive shutouts to close the regular season and have won every game this year by at least 15 points. Last week it took OT to defeat Mason 37-31. The 31 points was the most allowed since 2A Stockdale scored 34 in Week 0 of the 2008 season.
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4A Stephenville is 5-3 vs. 4A Aledo during the regular season since 2002 but Aledo has won the last 2 games and got another one when they beat Stephenville 26-23 in OT in the Area round of the playoffs.
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3A Cuero is 4-4 vs 3A Sealy during regular season play from ‘98-‘05 but they are 1-3 vs Sealy in playoff games from ’95-‘97, 2008. They beat Sealy 56-24 last year and it was a shootout again this year as Cuero won 53-36 in Regional playoff play.
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4A Longview won another close one vs. Waco Midway with a 14-13 victory. Last year they defeated Midway 43-42 in OT.
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5A Brazoswood defeated Galena Park North Shore 7-3 in the Area round of the playoffs. This was only North Shores second loss at their stadium since it opened in 2001. North Shore finishes at 8-4 which is the most losses since 1998 (7-4). This also ends their 9 Consecutive 9+ win seasons streak.
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5A Harlingen will play 5A Austin Westlake in a rematch of last years regional playoff game. Austin Westlake won 49-23 last year and they also beat Harlingen 45-14 in the 2003 Regionals.
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4A El Paso Chapin Running Back Cori Sanchez ran for 267 yards and scored all 5 TDs in a 33-14 win over Wolfforth Frenship.
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5A Cypress Woods in only their 2nd year of varsity play will make it to the Regionals for the 2nd year in a row. They will once again face Dallas Skyline. Skyline won 35-21 last season.
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4A Abilene Cooper was down 24-0 early in the second quarter against El Paso Del Valle before they roared back for a wild 51-41 victory.
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2A Brady has a 12-0 record for the first time in school history.
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5A Abilene Running Back Herschel Sims has 1751 yards and 26 TDs rushing.
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3A Graham Quarterback Case McCoy passed for 343 yards and four touchdown passes during their 44-28 win over Monahans.
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4A Fort Worth Arlington Heights won their first playoff game in 30 years last week with a 20-13 overtime win against 4A Arlington Seguin.
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4A Crosby had to have 2 big defensive plays at the end of the game to defeat 4A Montgomery 31-26. Donovan Starks tackled Montgomery running back Leroy Dobbins at the 2 yard line with 4 seconds left and then Cameron Trench deflected an end zone pass on the games final play to get the victory.
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5A San Antonio Brandeis Running Back Noah Copeland ran for 318 yards and 6 TDs in their 51-37 win over Pflugerville.
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4A Aledo has been led by 2 sophomores. quarterback Matthew Bishop and Running Back Johnathan Gray. Gray now has 2061 yards rushing for the season and 36 touchdowns rushing and 7 TDs receiving.
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2A Blanco Quarterback Layton Dworaczyk ran for 318 yards and scored 3 TDs in their 32-13 win over Rogers.
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5A Tyler John Tyler Quarterback Jeremy Johnson rushed for 236 yards and 2 TDs and passed for 169 yards and 2 TDs in their 53-46 win over Richardson Lake Highlands.
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4A Kerrville Tivy Quarterback Johnny Manziel passed for 246 yards and 4 TDs and rushed for 203 yards and 3 TDs in a 63-56 win over Pflugerville Hendrickson.
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2A Aubrey has shut out six opponents and have only allowed 70 points in their 12 games. 35 of those came agains Pilot Point in week #11.
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1A Olton Quarterback Bobby Workman passed for 438 yards and 4 TDs and intercepted 2 passes on defense returning 1 for a TD in their 35-21 win over Stanton.
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5A Abilene has advanced at least three rounds deep into the playoffs six of the past seven seasons.

Record Watch:

Caddo Mills Running Back Nate Jeffery scored 2 TDs during their 21-14 win over Grandview 14 to bring his Career Touchdowns total to 134. He is now tied at #2 in all-time Career Touchdowns will Cayugas Traylon Shead just behind Jacquizz Rodgers, Lamar Consolidated, 2004-07 with 136. Jeffery now has 46 rushing touchdowns this year to put him into a tie for 14th place on the all-time Rushing TDs in a season list. He is tied with CEDRIC BENSON, Midland Lee, 2000 and WARREN McVEA, SA Brackenridge, 1963. Next up at #12 is Jerrell Wilkerson, SA Clark, 2004 and ANDY WERNER, Hondo, 2005 with 47. His 2879 yards rushing this season put him 172 shy of 21st place on the all-time rushing yards in a season list. #21 is Jeff Spikes, Burkeville 1993 with 3,051.
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Cayuga Running Back Traylon Shead ran for 149 yards during their 48-7 victory over Hull-Daisetta. He remains #2 on the all-time Career Rushing Yards list with 9,546 yards. He also scored 3 more touchdowns to bring his total to 134. This total puts him into a tie for 2nd place in all-time Career Touchdowns with Caddo Mills Nate Jeffery. The top spot is held by Jacquizz Rodgers, Lamar Consolidated, 2004-07 with 136.
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Graham Quarterback Case McCoy completed 22 passes in their 44-28 win over Monahans to give him 656 Career Pass Completions. He now moves into 9th place on the all-time list passing up GARY JOE (GJ) KINNE, Canton, 2003-05; Gilmer, 2006 who had 650. Next up at #8 is BRADY ATTAWAY, Whitehouse, 2006-08 with 677.
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Denton Ryan Quarterback Scotty Young threw for 5 TDs during their 38-13 win over Fort Worth Arlington Heights to bring his total to 53 which puts him into a tie for 9th place all-time with Graham Harrell, Ennis, 2001. Next up at 54 is Riley Dodge, Southlake Carroll, 2006, Kirk Saul, Turkey Valley, 1986 and Chase Wasson, Southlake Carroll, 2002. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Bushland Quarterback Sawyer Cornelius did not throw a TD this week during their 44-7 win over Post so his total remains at 48 which ties him for 16th place all-time with Chandler Dane, Decatur, 2004 and MANUEL JOHNSON, Gilmer, 2004. Graham Harrells single season touchdown record is 67.
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Gilmer Quarterback Darian Godfrey did not throw a TD during their 44-16 win over Waco La Vega so his career total remains at 109. He remains ranked 6th all-time. Next up with 114 is Drew Tate, Baytown Lee, 1999-2002. He also passed for 156 yards to bring his total to 8,719. #11 on the all-time list is KELLEN HAYNES, FW Brewer, 2000-01; Crosby, ‘02-03 with 9,009 yards.
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Cedar Hill Kicker Eduardo Camara kicked 2 field goals during their 41-17 win over Flower Mound Marcus. This now gives him 40 Career Field Goals to move into 3rd place all-time ahead of CHRIS BOSWELL, Keller Fossil Ridge, 2005-08. Next up with 42 is GARRETT HARTLEY, Southlake Carroll, 2001-03.
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Round Rock Stony Point Wide Receiver Gerard Shillow has 1224 receiving yards this season. #65 on the all-time list is D.J. BESHEARS, Denton Ryan, (4A) 2008 and FRED ROBINSON, Lake Travis, (4A) 2004 with 1,450 yards. He also has 56 catches. #212 on the all-time list is 70 receptions. He also has 10 TD receptions. #114 on the all-time list has 16.
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Aledo Running Back Johnathan Gray has 36 rushing touchdowns putting him only 1 behind for 65th place on the all time list.
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Dallas Skyline Wide Receiver Mike Davis has 21 TD catches this season. This ties him for 29th on the all-time list with D.J. BESHEARS, Denton Ryan, 2008, A.J. DUGAT, Dayton, 2008, ANDREW DELGADO, Lyford, 2007, SETH GARDNER, Highland Park, 2007, DANIEL MARSH, Hardin, 2007, JEREMY WATSON, Lubbock Estacado, 2007, DEZ BRYANT, Lufkin, 2006, JORGE MATA, Los Fresnos, 2006, TAY BOWSER, Gilmer, 2004, CAM HOLSON, Jim Ned, 2004, T.J. TILLER, Elysian Fields, 2003, PHILLIP JONES, Denton Ryan, 2002, JORDAN SHIPLEY, Burnet, 2002, JAMAICA RECTOR, Celeste, 1999, ANGEL ALVAREZ, Mission, 1990, SHAYNE BOYD, New Deal, 1987 and GENE HODGE, Honey Grove, 1934.

By : Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron

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