Timber Creek wide receiver Erik Ezukanma had a 71-yard kickoff return and hauled in two touchdown receptions to help build an early lead as the Falcons eased past Denton 37-7 at Bronco Field to start the season 4-0.
Key players: Timber Creek defensive end Hunter Meachum helped to keep the Denton offense in check, finishing with three sacks and a pass break-up. The Falcons offense was led by running back Blake Irving, who carried 18 times for 100 yards, scored two rushing touchdowns and passed for another. Ezukanma finished with two catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Dylan McCrary rushed nine times for 96 yards and a touchdown.
Key stat: After Timber Creek allowed a touchdown on the game’s first possession, the Falcons played lock-down defense, allowing no points on Denton’s 11 remaining drives.
Records: Timber Creek, 4-0, 0-0; Denton, 2-2, 1-1