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• Bowie enjoyed one of the most the most lopsided victories in North Texas high school football action Friday when the Vols defeated North Crowley 70-0 at Wilemon Field.

The stars of the show were quarterbacks Tony James and Keaton Perry, who combined for 405 yards passing and six touchdowns through the air. Two of those tosses were from Perry to James, who also tied with Brican Crossley for tops in receiving yardage with 111 and picked up 30 rushing yards to boot.

The rest of the rushing game was a committee affair for the Vols, who had six players with over 25 rushing yards and scored four rushing touchdowns.

The victory brought Bowie’s season record to 5-1 as and a perfect 3-0 in district. The Vols visit Lamar at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Cravens Field in a clash of teams unbeaten in District 3-5A competition.

• Speaking of lopsided district wins, Martin defeated Fort Worth Paschal 66-20Friday to run its record to 5-1, 3-0.

The Warriors amassed 281 rushing yards to counter 253 aerial yards from Paschal, and the Warriors were led by Jalum Bouldin’s 75 rushing yards with a touchdown. Nic Smith and George Tucker each rushed for 55 yards and a TD.

Quarterback Eric Walker was efficient, passing for 174 yards and two scores with no interceptions.

Martin will be looking for another dominating performance when it visits North Crowley at 7:30 Friday at Panther Stadium in Fort Worth.

• Other action: Arlington defeated Weatherford on Friday by a 65-0 final, led by Raymond Sheard’s 180 rushing yards and touchdown. The Colts earned their first district victory and face Sam Houston at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Wilemon Field. ... Lamar defeated Sam Houston 49-19 to join the top of the district logjam at 5-1, 3-0 and plays Bowie on Friday. ... Sam Houston dropped to 3-3, 2-1 and faces an interesting matchup in Arlington on Friday.

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• Arlington enters this week still undefeated in district after downing Lamar in straight sets Friday. The Lady Colts (9-0 in district) faced Bowie on Tuesday before taking on Weatherford at 6:30 p.m. Friday at home.

• Martin remained in second place with a 7-2 record before facing Sam Houston on Tuesday. The Lady Warriors host Paschal at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

• Holding onto third in 3-5A with a 6-3 record entering this week’s games, Lamar has a pair of favorable matchups in Weatherford on Tuesday and visiting Sam Houston at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

• Bowie and Sam Houston are running out of room in district competition. Bowie faces Paschal and Arlington this week, while Sam Houston hosts a pair of tough foes in Martin and Lamar.

— Stephen English

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