High School Football

Benbrook edges Dunbar behind late rally, running back’s big night

Benbrook’s Quintan Jackson,center finds the hole in the Anna defense to run through during the first half of  Thursday’s  September 20, 2018 football game at Farington Field in Fort Worth. Special/Bob Haynes
Benbrook’s Quintan Jackson,center finds the hole in the Anna defense to run through during the first half of Thursday’s September 20, 2018 football game at Farington Field in Fort Worth. Special/Bob Haynes Special to the Star-Telegram

With only 20 seconds left to play in a hard-fought District 6-4A Div. 1 game Friday night at Clark Stadium, Benbrook quarterback William Green threw a 12-yard scoring strike to receiver Trevonne James to cap a furious fourth-quarter comeback in a 29-28 victory for the Bobcats (6-1, 3-0).

Until that TD toss, Benbrook relied on an heroic rushing night from running back Quintan Jackson, who amassed 340 yards on 46 carries.

Dunbar (2-3, 1-1) capitalized on two fumble recoveries for touchdowns to erase an early 10-0 Benbrook lead.

But Jackson and Benbrook refused to go away.


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Game was over when: A Hail Mary pass from Dunbar quarterback Le’onte Cooper fell on the turf with no time remaining.

Play of the game: A powerful 2-yard burst on a fourth down by Jackson to keep Benbrook’s final scoring drive alive.

Offensive player of the game: Jackson should be offensive player of the week again with his performance that included a 36-yard TD run and another long touchdown that was called back by a penalty.

Defensive player of the game: Jeremiah Hayes and Arkete Walker of Dunbar each scored on fumble recoveries.

Unsung hero of the game: Green also threw a 34-yard touchdown to Brandon Johnson and overcame wet conditions to direct the Bobcats offense.

Moment of the game: Benbrook’s scoring pass from Green to James in the waning seconds.

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