High School Football

Dallas-Fort Worth high school football leaders Dec. 7-9

Highland Park takes down Mansfield Lake Ridge

Defending 5A champs Highland Park edged Mansfield Lake Ridge 37-35 in a 5A Division I state quarterfinal at AT&T Stadium.
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Defending 5A champs Highland Park edged Mansfield Lake Ridge 37-35 in a 5A Division I state quarterfinal at AT&T Stadium.


Ryan 647

Trinity Cedar Hill 590

Prestonwood 543

McKinney Christian 533

Lake Ridge 504

Highland Park 470

Kennedale 452

Kennedale defensive back Larry Brooks scored on a 44-yard fumble return and a 45-yard punt return to help the Wildcats race past Kaufman into the Class 4A Division I semifinals. Marlete Joyner also recovered a bad snap for a touchdown.


Wiley Green, Prestonwood 392

Will Baxter, McKinney Christian 379

Jason Bean, Lake Ridge 333

Spencer Sanders, Ryan 302

Will Bowers, Carroll 288

MJ Rivers, Lone Star 273

Brendon Lewis, Melissa 248

Shedeur Sanders, Trinity Cedar Hill 231

John Stephen Jones, Highland Park 226

Trey Collier, Kaufman 208

Aledo junior defensive end Colt Ellison laid out Richland quarterback Drew Trent during the first half of the 5A Division II state quarterfinals. Trent was okay and returned in the second half.

Mansfield Legacy reached its first football state semifinal with strong defensive play and big plays on offense to down Frisco Lone Star 24-20 in a Class 5A Division II Quarterfinal. The Broncos scored on a 66-yard pass play with 3:25 left then he


Jaden Knowles, Kennedale 272

Maurice Washington, Trinity Cedar Hill 262

Jase McClellan, Aledo 202

Spencer Sanders, Ryan 183

Brock Sturges, Allen 177

Isaiah Jones, Legacy 151

Courage Keihn, Euless Trinity 147

Will Baxter, McKinney Christian 129

Emani Bailey, Ryan 128

Earnest Crownover, Grandview 123

Paxton Alexander, Highland Park 122

DJ Kirven, Kennedale 120

Tanner Patino, Brock 114

Alan Maldonado, Colleyville Covenant 110

Trey Collier, Kaufman 100

The Arizona State commit ran for 171 yards as the Allen Eagles knocked off the Trojans in the Class 6A Division I state quarterfinals.


Ford Dossey, McKinney Christian 211

Cecil Gasper, Kaufman 144

Jamarion Robertson, Ryan 135

Marvin Mims, Lone Star 127

Solomon Turner, Prestonwood 119

Malik Knowles, Lake Ridge 118

Cade Bell, Carroll 111

TJ Graham, Lake Ridge 104

Daniel Turner, Colleyville Covenant 101

Grant Tisdale tossed up a pass and it landed in the hands of Andrew Magee, who scored a touchdown. The Eagles lead Trinity at half.

Brooks' 46-yard return gave Kennedale the lead for good in the state quarterfinals.

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