Michael Carrillo rushed for 217 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead Crownover to a 32-22 win over Calhoun in an eighth-grade A game Tuesday night at Guyer High School.
Carrillo scored on a 44-yard touchdown run and an 80-yard kickoff return and made 13 tackles for the Cowboys. Also, Dharius Timmons scored on a 1-yard run, Kyle Bird scored on a 60-yard TD pass from Brandon Daniel and Daniel followed with a 13-yard touchdown run.
Mario Calballero had nine tackles for the winners and Daniel was 2-of-3 passing for 72 yards. Luke Cullum and Coleman Grubbs had productive blocking performances.
For Calhoun, Caleb Osuofa rushed for 146 yards on 14 carries and scored three touchdowns. Micah Roberson gained 52 yards on three carries.
Strickland eighth-grade A 28, Harpool 16
Strickland's D.J. Woods returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, and the Vikings went on to record a 28-16 victory over Harpool in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Woods was also on the receiving end of a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Watts. Shemar Coleman scored on a 5-yard run, and Watts added the final score of the night on a 1-yard TD run.
McMath eighth-grade A 30, Little Elm 0
Visiting Little Elm had no answer for McMath's Kevin Mohair, who scored two touchdowns in leading his team to a rout.
Mohair had a 33-yard interception return for a touchdown and later a 36-yard TD run.Xavier Scott scored on a 16-yard run for the Tigers (1-0), and Eric Woods caught a 10-yard TD pass from Edson Vasquez.
Individually, Keith Cole gained 80 yards on seven carries, Scott had 45 yards on five carries and recorded a sack, Dezmond Johnson had a sack, John Persina had a fumble recovery, Mitch Damon had five tackles, Woods had a sack and Zack Garza had a 40-yard punt return.
Calhoun eighth-grade B 7, Crownover 0
Mark Villarreal's touchdown run was good enough for Calhoun to produce a shutout over Crownover in the season opener for both schools.
Villarreal had 35 yards rushing, while Johnny Fletcher gained 25 yards on the ground. Jacob Herrara had three tackles, including one sack, and Alex Valente finished with four tackles and one sack.
Crownover got productive games from Garrison Balcar, Jalam Alexander, Mason Alexander, Josh Erikson and Josh Hendrix.
Calhoun seventh-grade B 20, Crownover 12
Sparked by Mark West's 20-yard touchdown run, Calhoun was able to topple Crownover.
For the Cougars, Alex Torres had 10 tackles and Austin Child had four tackles.
McMath eighth-grade B 6, Little Elm 0
Pedro Reza's lone touchdown, a 22-yard fumble recovery, led McMath to a season-opening win over Little Elm.
Calhoun seventh-grade A 36, Crownover 6
Tyreke Davis accounted for three touchdowns to highlight Calhoun's convincing win over Crownover.
First, Davis scored on a 15-yard run. Then, he threw a 30-yard TD pass to Thomas Wilson.
Finally, Davis, who rushed for 85 yards on four carries, scored on a 25-yard run.
Also for the Cougars (1-0), Jason Gulley carried six times for 50 yards and Wilson gained 40 yards on three carries. Delano Robinson had eight tackles and Davis himself contributed 10 tackles.
The lone bright spot for Crownover was a 65-yard pass from Dillon Hass to Jacob Walsh in the third quarter.
Harpool seventh-grade A 26, Strickland 6
Myron Mason rushed for 135 yards and scored three rushing touchdowns to lead Harpool to a big win over Strickland at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex on Monday night in the season opener for both teams.
Also for the Longhorns, Ben Ferguson had a fumble recovery for a touchdown and Thabo Mwaniki, who had 65 yards on six carries, had a two-point run.
On defense for Harpool, Tucker Olson forced a fumble in the end zone and Weston Hall returned an interception 10 yards. Also contributing on defense were Austin Gross, Danny Keyser and Copeland Farr.
Harpool seventh-grade B 8, Strickland O
Harpool got a rushing touchdown from Josh Meza and a safety on defense to slip past Strickland.