Friday Night Football Game Capsules

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Carrollton Smith at Lake Dallas

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Falcon Stadium

Records: Carrollton Newman Smith (0-2), Lake Dallas (2-0)

What’s on the line: Lake Dallas scored a thrilling, double-overtime upset victory over Frisco Centennial and saw sophomore quarterback Dagan Haehn mature in front of its eyes, along with sophomore wide receiver Keegan Brewer. The Falcons look to head into District 5-4A play after a bye week with a 3-0 record after entering this game against the Trojans with an 0-2 mark a year ago.

Carrollton Smith player to watch: WR Keelan Stone

Lake Dallas player to watch: WR Brandon Simpson

 

Paris at Argyle

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Stadium

Records: Paris (1-1), Argyle (2-0)

What’s on the line: Argyle, No. 4 in the latest Associated Press Class 3A poll, wasted little time jumping out to an insurmountable halftime lead against Fort Worth Nolan a week ago with a balanced offensive effort led by Brandon Boyzuick’s two touchdown passes and two short rushing touchdowns from do-it-all wide receiver Ian Sadler.

Paris player to watch: LB Bricky Reed

Argyle player to watch: DB Connor Wilson

 

Aubrey at Whitesboro

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bearcat Stadium

Records: Aubrey (1-1), Whitesboro (1-1)

What’s on the line: Aubrey will try to string together back-to-back wins against its rival located farther north on U.S. Highway 377. The Chaparrals’ rushing attack, led by Daniel Longhenry, will find an equal counterpart in Whitesboro running back Collin Kilcrease. Former Aubrey quarterback Kyle Lynn will lead the Bearcats against his old team.

Aubrey player to watch: RB/DB Clay Kelly

Whitesboro player to watch: RB Collin Kilcrease

 

Pilot Point at Sanger

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Indian Stadium

Records: Pilot Point (1-1), Sanger (0-2)

What’s on the line: Sanger will try to snap a 14-game losing streak when it faces Pilot Point, but the Class 2A squad won’t make that an easy task. The Bearcats enter tonight’s game following a 43-7 victory over Lindsay. Indians QB Brandon Mann’s efforts were spoiled late in a loss to Liberty Christian.

Pilot Point player to watch: RB Tristan Jurecka

Sanger player to watch: QB Brandon Mann

 

Krum at Alvord

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bulldog Stadium

Records: Krum (1-1), Alvord (1-1)

What’s on the line: The Krum Bobcats are looking to avoid an 0-3 start and could pick up their first win of the season against Alvord, a team that lost by a touchdown to Ponder last week. Krum almost pulled off a late comeback win against Farmersville but fell 35-27 to the Farmers.

Krum player to watch: RB/WR Brennan Ellis

Alvord player to watch: WR Lane Peace

 

Ponder at Fort Worth Castleberry

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: W.O. Barnes Memorial Stadium

Records: Ponder (1-1), Fort Worth Castleberry (0-2)

What’s on the line: The Fort Worth Castleberry Lions of River Oaks are in search of their first win, and Ponder is fresh off its first win after defeating Alvord 13-6. Ponder leaned on receiver Christian Worthington for both of its touchdowns — an 84-yard kickoff return to start the second half and a 22-yard catch from J.J. Torres.

Castleberry player to watch: RB Alex Scallion

Ponder player to watch: WR Christian Worthington

 

Celina at Liberty Christian

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bowles Stadium

Records: Celina (2-0), Liberty Christian (2-0)

What’s on the line: The Liberty Warriors have tested Celina, one of the state’s top programs, on several occasions, and Celina enters the game ranked eighth in the AP Class 3A poll. The Bobcats are led by dangerous QB Nathan Elliott, who is their leading rusher. Warrior RB JonAaron Howell has seven touchdowns in two games, including one on defense.

Celina player to watch: QB Nathan Elliott

Liberty Christian player to watch: WR Hunter Griffith

 

Austin Hill Country at Calvary

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bronco Field

Records: Austin Hill Country Christian (2-0), Calvary (0-2)

What’s on the line: The Austin Hill Country Knights stand in the way of the Lions’ first win, and it will be a difficult test for Calvary as it searches for consistency on both sides of the ball. The Knights are coming off a 53-8 win over San Antonio Winston, while the Lions fell 64-12 to Austin Veritas.

Austin Hill player to watch: QB Jackson Monteiro

Calvary player to watch: QB James Helzer


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