High School Football

Mansfield Timberview rallies, wins in OT, heads to playoffs

Willie Miles scored on a 3-yard run and Elijah Taplin followed with an interception as Mansfield Timberview rallied past Mansfield Summit 35-28 in overtime Friday night at Newsom Stadium. Taplin’s interception came with Summit facing fourth-and-15 from the 30 in OT. The Wolves tied the score at 28 with 48 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard pass from Zeke Kuyawa William Owens. Timberview will face Burleson Centennial in the 5A Division II bi-district round next week.

Key players: Sammy Hicks led Timberview with 75 yards rushing and two TDs. Derek Johnson of Summit rushed for 115 and two TDs and hauled in a 12-yard TD catch.

Key Stat: Timberview never led until Miles’ 3-yard touchdown run in OT.

Records: Summit, 4-6, 2-5 in 10-5A, Timberview 6-4, 5-2.

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