Richland 55, El Paso Parkland 21
Senior quarterback Drew Trent passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Rebels past the Matadors in a 5A Division II regional game. Richland raced out to a 27-0 lead seconds into the second quarter, but Parkland scored twice in the quarter to cut the deficit to 27-14. Trent threw his third TD of the half to give the Rebels a 34-14 lead at intermission. Richland meets Aledo in the next round.
Key players: Drew passed for 211 yards with touchdown passes for 62, 29 and 5 yards. He rushed for 106 yards on just nine carries, with TD runs of 25 and 69 yards. All-American Rich;and linebacker Dashaun White returned a fourth-quarter interception 41yards for a touchdown.
Key stat: The Rebels came up with three interceptions and recovered a fumble. Besides Drew’s TD runs, six other Richland players scored touchdowns.
Records: Richand 11-2, Parkland 10-3