Fort Worth Dunbar junior running back Paris Jackson ran for four touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Fort Worth Eastern Hills 40-25 in a District 8-5A game Saturday at Clark Stadium. The victory was the first for the Wildcats this season.
Key players: Jackson carried 29 times for 75 yards. Wildcats quarterback Leon’te Cooper passed for 126 yards, while SirQuinces Stewart ran for 60 yards and a touchdown on 11 attempts. Eastern Hills receiver Courtland Wallace caught three passes for 150 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown on the first play of the game. The Highlanders’ Kyndal Owens returned a kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown.
Key stat: Dunbar’s 40 points nearly equaled the Wildcats’ points total for the season. Dunbar came into the game having scored 43 points total in the past four games.
Records: Dunbar, 1-5, 1-2 8-5A; Eastern Hills, 2-4, 0-3