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October 6, 2013

Lovejoy cruises past Greenville Lions, 48-7




Campbell 29,

Rockwall Heritage 28

  CAMPBELL — The Campbell Indians edged out a tough Rockwall Heritage squad 29-28 at home on Friday night to advance to 2-4 on the season heading into district play.

  Chris Wilson had touchdown tosses of eight and four yards to Bailey Ferguson and Colby Gore, respectively. He finished with 50 yards total on 6-14 passing. Jacob Camp went 7-15 for 64 yards and a pair of scores, one on a two-yard toss to Daniel Mothersell and the other on a one-yard keeper.

  Wilson led Campbell in rushing with 64 yards and Mothersell recorded 62 yards on the ground.

McKinney North 42,

Royse City 13

  ROYSE CITY — The McKinney North Bulldogs downed the Royse City Bulldogs 42-13 in both teams’ second game of District 13-4A play.

  This was McKinney North’s first district win and Royse City’s first district loss.

  The game featured 850 yards of offense, but the advantage was McKinney North’s as it racked up 522 yards in the contest.

  Trey Smith scored first for McKinney North on a 7-yard run.

  Royse City answered with a 1-yard touchdown by quarterback Jackson Watts, but that was as close as it would get.

  McKinney North then scored three unanswered touchdowns to give the Bulldogs a 28-6 halftime lead.

  After haltime, North’s Ronald Jones went to work scoring three touchdowns and rushing for 123 yards on just 11 carries. 

  Royse City’s Watts scored on a 6-yard touchdown run in the final quarter and Blain Hickman kicked the extra point as the North Bulldogs settled in by tacking on a 8-yard touchdown run by quarterback Ben Dutze with 11:15 to play in the game. 

  McKinney North had twin 100 yard rushers as Trey Smith gained 105 yards on 12 carries.

  Royse City’s Jackson Watts carried the football 31 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns. 

Pottsboro 24,

Farmersville 17

  POTTSBORO — Farmersville was unable to hold on to first half lead and ended up losing 24-17 to Pottsboro in District 6-2A Division I.

  Pottsboro (5-1, 2-0) outscored Farmersville (3-3, 1-1) 21-7 in the second half at Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium.

  Farmersville was up 10-3 at halftime. Both teams traded scores to start the third quarter. 

  Pottsboro tied it at 17-all on fumble recovery and scored what would end up being the game-winning touchdown on a Kory Waller 33-yard reception from Zane Pritchett. Waller tacked on the extra point.

  The final score came on the heels of an onside kick recovery.

Farmersville had a chance to tie the game at 24-all with 0:46 left in the fourth quarter, but quarterback   Cole Anderson was stopped on fourth and two from the Pottsboro 6-yard line.

  Anderson finished 9-of-16 for 123 yards and a touchdown. Darrin Pennington and Anderson shared the load on the ground for Farmersville, with Pennington recording 86 yards on 15 carries, and   Anderson finishing with 66 yards on 16 carries.

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