Frisco High School Football‘s Week 6 saw few surprises, save for a 3A shocker. Sesame Street fans could say that the season’s sixth week was sponsored by the number “2”—two teams remain undefeated, with two teams winless. Plus, there are two two-way ties for third and second place in District 9-4A…making the playoff picture all the more muddled.
W Frisco (2-1) @ Little Elm (0-3)—41-14
After coming off a nail biting loss to the cream of the 9-4A crop, The Colony, the Raccoons rebounded by blasting the Lobos. This game wasn’t the laugher that it appears to be on paper, as Frisco was leading by just six points at the half.
The second-half would see the Raccoons roll as the Lobos’ defense was rendered helpless by Frisco’s myriad of offensive weapons.
QB Jake Battaglia didn’t have to pass too often, but was quite efficient when he did (4/6, 108 yds, 2 TDs). Max Steitle scored twice on the ground, totaling 68 yards on 10 carries, and Mykael McCory made the most of his lone carry as he scampered 29 yards for a TD. Both T.J. Keys (3/97 yds) and Rasheed Kilpatrick (1/11 yds) hauled in scores to boost the Raccoons’ aerial attack.
W Frisco Centennial (3-0) VS. Frisco Liberty—31-6
The RedHawks did an outstanding job of limiting the Titans to just 73 yards rushing. However, they could do little to contain Centennial QB Kelly Cordova (21/30, 294 yds, 2 TDs) and his favorite targets, WRs Devin McCord (6/111 yds) and DJ Jackson (2/107, 2 TDs).
Centennial’s Slevin Montague added a cherry on top as he returned an interception 33-yards for a key pick-6.
The RedHawks’ offense was paced by RB Chris McPhaul (59 yards) and WR/K Kyle Parks (3/56 yds). Parks was also 2-for-2 on field goal attempts as he knocked down a 41-yarder in the second and third quarters.
L Frisco Heritage (1-2) @ The Colony (3-0)—21-41
The Coyotes had the unenviable task of containing The Colony’s elite RB, Bryan Hammond—4A’s second leading rusher. Aside from the first quarter, when Hammond scored twice—the first time on a 5-yard scamper, the second on an 11-yard rumble—Heritage did a decent job of limiting Hammond’s impact, as he scored just one more time, in the third quarter.
The Lifestyle Frisco Game of the Week was a one-possession game going into the second half, but from that point forward the Cougars used their brutal ground game to beat the Coyotes into submission.
Ultimately, five turnovers (three fumbles and two interceptions) killed potential scoring drives and the Coyotes just couldn’t muster enough offense to de-throne the undefeated Cougars. Heritage was led by QB Malik Walker (198 total yards) and WR Jacques Norris (2/47 yds).
W Frisco Wakeland (2-1) VS. Prosper (0-3)—38-24
Prosper struck first and had a 10-7 lead after the first quarter and battled back to tie the game 24-24 entering the fourth quarter. However, many games are won or lost in the fourth quarter, and the final frame of this battle, the Wolverines rose to the challenge.
Who better to lead the late charge than your team’s best player? Brent Altieri (28/111 2 TDs) had been held touchdown-less until that fateful fourth quarter—when he scored on a 1-yard run and a 3-yarder to push Wakeland ahead for the final time.
WR Justice Williams had a big game too, as he caught three passes for 123 yards, scoring once.
W Frisco Legacy Christian (1-0) @ Flower Mound Coram Deo Academy (0-1)—50-6
This summary would not constitute a complete sentence were we to discuss what didn’t go right for the Eagles last Friday night. It’s far more fun to discuss what did go right anyways. In short, the DIII-2 TAPPS district opener could not have gone better for Frisco Legacy.
QB Ryan Davis set the tone for what would be a run-heavy win with a 60-yard TD in the first quarter. Davis, along with four other running backs—Chase Eisenmann (51 yards), Jack Henry Knight (46 yards), Caleb Palmer (47 yards), and C.J. Encalade—all found the end zone on a combined 264 rushing yards.
Chase Eisenmann even scored from the other side of the ball as he ran a second quarter interception back 75 yards to the house.
L Frisco Lone Star (0-1) @ Aubrey (1-0)—17-28
Coming into last Friday night’s 10-3A opener, it appeared that the Rangers would win easily as they were 5-1 overall, as opposed to Aubrey which limped in at 1-5. And save for a ferocious fourth quarter rally, it appeared that that prediction would prove true.
After a Cameron Scott field goal from 31-yards out followed by a Zai Harris 5-yard run, the Rangers were up 10-0 and appeared headed for an easy district win. But the Chaparals had other plans, as they scored two touchdowns in the fourth to seal the deal on an improbable win.
The Rangers got a huge game from RB Zai Harris (16/119 yards, 2 TDs) and Jason Shelley and Chase Moake passed for 112 yards on just 11 attempts. In the end though, this game was dictated by Aubrey’s excellent running duo of Cole Cannon (18/127 yards) and Daniel Longhenry (18/126 yards)—both of whom seemed to strengthen as the game continued.
Be sure to check back this Thursday, as Lifestyle Frisco brings you the Week 7 Preview including the Game of the Week