Duncanville 24, DeSoto 14
The Panthers seized control of the District 7-6A race and snapped DeSoto’s 23-game winning streak with an impressive win on the road. DeSoto entered the game ranked No. 4 in The Associated Press 6A state poll, while Duncanville was No. 10.
Key players: Duncanville sophomore Ja’Quinden Jackson had three receptions for 47 yards and ran for 146 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. DeSoto defensive back Byron Hanspard Jr. had a pair of key fourth-down pass breakups to end potential Duncanville scoring drives.
Key stat: Duncanville’s defensive line dominated the entire game, holding DeSoto to 64 yards rushing on 31 carries.
Record: Duncanville 8-0, 5-0 7-6A; DeSoto 7-1, 4-1