Despite finishing the contest being outgained by more than 70 yards on offense, the Plano West football team (3-7 overall, 2-6 District 6-6A) found a way to overcome that matter, cruising to a 28-7 victory over Flower Mound Friday at Clark Stadium.
Varsity Scoreboard Thursday’s Results Allen defeats Plano West, 69-10 Plano East defeats Hebron, 21-14 Flower Mound Marcus defeats Plano Senior, 34-31
llen senior Seth Green and junior Mitchell Jonke both realize the tenuous nature of what it means to be the Eagles’ starting quarterback this season. That at the first sign of distress, be it an early turnover or a few stagnant drives, a switch from one to the other can and will be made.
Varsity Scoreboard Friday’s Results: Plano East defeats Lewisville, 27-13 Allen defeats Flower Mound, 42-0 Hebron defeats Plano West, 31-13
It’s easy to get swept up in the magnitude of sports. Between practice, games, pep rallies, video sessions, lifting and just talking about whatever game high school students and athletes are invested in, forgetting sports’ cultural impact and focusing too much on success can often rear its ugly head.
In a game that was delayed about 40 minutes, the Hebron football team managed to brave the inclement weather on the ground, accumulating 246 rushing yards that led to a 31-13 victory over Plano West on Friday at Clark Stadium.
With 2-5 inches of rain expected throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area between Thursday and Saturday, the inclement weather is expectedly impacting the week's high school football slate.
UCLA freshman and former Plano West standout Soso Jamabo came on in relief of teammate Paul Perkins last against the University of California - Berkley, rushing for 79 yards on 18 carries with a touchdown and fumble.
Varsity Scoreboard: Friday’s Results - Flower Mound Marcus defeats Plano East, 41-20 Lewisville defeats Plano West, 21-16 McKinney Boyd defeats Plano Senior, 21-7
With just three weeks remaining in the high school football regular season, this is the part of the year when the playoff pictures start to crystallize within each district.
Lewisville junior running back Kwame Mickels entered Friday night’s matchup with Plano West with just 45 yards rushing on the season (12 carries). Mickels finished with 163 yards on 14 carries in the Farmers’ 21-16 Homecoming win over the Wolves, scoring twice in the second half to spark his squad to victory.
Varsity Scoreboard Friday’s Results: Allen defeats Hebron, 45-13 Flower Mound Marcus defeats Plano West, 23-21 Plano East defeats Plano Senior, 32-15
With over half of the District 6-6A football gauntlet in the books, there’s still plenty to be decided. Sure, Allen is yet again atop the 6-6A standings and within reach of extending its district title streak to a decade straight, but that’s not to discount the bounce-back years turned in so far by Flower Mound Marcus and Plano East.
It's never too early to look to the playoffs....ok, that's a lie. Most teams are just five games in - which means, in a majority of 6A and 5A districts, five meaningful games yet to play (4A and smaller haven't even started playing district games yet, so there's that).
Varsity Scoreboard Friday’s Results: Plano West defeats Plano Senior, 14-7 Allen defeats Lewisville, 52-7 McKinney Boyd defeats Plano East, 34-23