Alexis Flores' 28-yard field goal as time expired gave the Fort Worth Carter-Riverside Eagles a 22-20 victory over host Saginaw Chisholm Trail on Friday night in a District 6-4A game.
The winning drive started at the Eagles' 20-yard line and took 14 plays. Vincent Luna's 18-yard pass to Devante Harris had put the Eagles on the Rangers' 6.
The Eagles (1-3, 1-1) struck first on a 12-play, 82-yard drive, capped by a 1-yard touchdown run by Jordan Pitts with 2:51 left in the first quarter. Luna's 17-yard pass to Reggie Timms put the Eagles inside the 20.
The Eagles went up 13-0 on their third possession on Luna's 75-yard pass to Devan Cole late in the first.
Three plays after the Eagles' second touchdown, Rangers quarterback Trevor Roberts burst through the line for a 61-yard touchdown run to make the score 13-6 with 11:47 before halftime.
After Rangers linebacker Jaytron Phillips recovered a fumble, the Rangers scored on a 45-yard touchdown pass from Austin Rayburn to Brad Pippi to go ahead 14-13 going into halftime. Rayburn connected with Pippi for the 2-point conversion.
Pitts' 7-yard touchdown run put the Eagles in front 19-14 with 11:52 remaining. The Rangers (0-4, 0-2) retook the lead 20-19 on Roberts' 10-yard pass to Pippi on third-and-goal with 7:17 remaining.
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