High School Football

Southlake Carroll has big second half to beat Flower Mound Marcus

Southlake Carroll wide receiver Jackson Davis (11) celebrates a touchdown with teammates against Flower Mound Marcus, October 14, 2016.
Southlake Carroll wide receiver Jackson Davis (11) celebrates a touchdown with teammates against Flower Mound Marcus, October 14, 2016. Special to the Star-Telegram

Trailing at half, Southlake Carroll used the passing of Mason Holmes and the running of Audricke Gaines to come roaring back for a 33-21 win over the Marauders in a Distrct 5-6A game Friday at Marauder Stadium in Flower Mound.

Key players: Holmes passed for 246 yards with two TDs; Gaines rushed for 125 yards on 22 carries and one TD. Carroll, No. 9 in The Associated Press 6A state poll, trailed 7-3 at the half. But in the third quarter Gaines scored on a 3-yard run and Holmes connected for a 20-yard score to Jackson Davis. Marcus sophomore running back Justin Dinka scored the first-half touchdown, and he finished with 188 yards on 28 carries.

Key stat: The Dragons shut out Flower Mound Marcus in the final quarter, and got two field goals from Kole Ramage, and a 15-yard scoring reception by Davis.

Records: Carroll 6-1, 4-0 5-6A; Marcus 4-3, 2-2.

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