After more than three hours, Mansfield Lake Ridge and Waco Midway finally kicked off on Friday night in the first of four games at The Cotton Bowl classic.
But just over 10 minutes of game-time, the 6A non-district meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. The game will not be rescheduled.
Cedar Hill and Denton Guyer, scheduled for 8:30 p.m., got underway at 9:45. Plano East, Lake Highlands, Euless Trinity and Sachse play on Saturday.
Lake Ridge, the first Mansfield school to ever play at The Cotton Bowl, led 10-0 at the 1:41 mark of the opening quarter.
With a scheduled kickoff time of 5 p.m. Friday, the game went into a lightning delay and finally started just past 8:15 p.m.
The Eagles (0-1), who lost to Oklahoma power Tulsa Union 36-30 in Week 1, received the opening kick and marched down the field in two minutes.
Dual-threat senior quarterback Chandler Rogers hit five different receivers before capping off the 8-play drive with a 15-yard QB keeper up the middle with 9:59 in the first.
Midway (0-1), which lost 37-7 to Euless Trinity, went seven plays on its opening drive, but the Class 6A Division II state runner-up fumbled on third-and-1 before recording a 10-yard punt.
Lake Ridge took advantage with the short field and scored on Tabor Allen 29-yard field goal. The Eagles ran 10 plays in four minutes.
Rogers hit Kaleb Whitley for 12 yards on the second play, ran for 15 on a fourth-and-6 and connected with Dewone Jackson for 20 on third-and-9.
In a little over 10 minutes, the Eagles ran 18 plays for 119 yards. Rogers rushed three times for 28 yards and threw for 9 of 10 passing and 87 yards.
Whitley caught three passes for 29 yards and Jackson added three grabs for 33 yards.
The Panthers ran 10 plays for 32 yards. They visit Killeen, 7 p.m. Thursday.
Lake Ridge will play Mansfield Timberview, 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14.