High School Football

Manfield Legacy edges Crowley on QB’s fourth-down touchdown run

Crowley defensive back Garrett Austin (9) breaks up a pass intended for Legacy wide receiver Randy Wright (2) as Mansfield Legacy played Crowley in high school football at Eagle Stadium in Crowley Friday September 08, 2017. Crowley led 7-3 at the half.
Crowley defensive back Garrett Austin (9) breaks up a pass intended for Legacy wide receiver Randy Wright (2) as Mansfield Legacy played Crowley in high school football at Eagle Stadium in Crowley Friday September 08, 2017. Crowley led 7-3 at the half. Special to the Star-Telegram

Junior quarterback Jalen Catelon scored on a fourth-and-3 play with 3:19 to go, racing in from 23 yards out for the game-winning touchdown as Mansfield Legacy denied Crowley 10-7 on the road on Friday night. Catelon finished with 41 yards on the ground, 62 in the air and also added what proved to be a key interception in the first half in the Crowley end zone. Catelon was the AP Class 5A defensive player of the year in 2016.

Key Players: Legacy running back Grant Johnson ran 22 times for a team-high 71 yards. Crowley running back Rodrick Williams had 15 carries for a game-high 95 yards.

Key stat: Legacy’s defense limited Crowley to 176 yards and forced three turnovers, including two fumbles and Catelon’s interception in the end zone.

Records: Mansfield Legacy 2-0, Crowley 1-1

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