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Football Recap: South Grand Prairie Climbs to 4-1, Nimitz and MacArthur Prepare to Face Off

South Grand Prairie

Texas rank: 100 (-6) Division 6A rank: 47 (-1)

The Warriors improved to 4-1 with a 46-28 win over Bowie. Junior Ahmahn Newberry had likely the performance of the week, running for 281 yards and 5 touchdowns in the win (11.7 yard average).

Next game: Friday, 10/1 at Martin Arlington

Coppell High School

Texas rank: 113 (+40) Division 6A rank: 55 (+16)

The Cowboys improved to 2-2 after a 35-13 victory over Plano. All five of the team’s touchdowns came on the ground, with Junior Ike Odimegwu accounting for three of them Odimegwu also contributed 9 tackles (led the team) on defense, including 2 for a loss.

Next game: Friday 10/1 at Plano West

Grand Prairie

Texas rank: 272 (-9) Division 6A rank: 105 (+1)

The Gophers 31-19 victory over Arlington Sam Houston improved their record to 2-3. Senior running back Drew Damper ran for 153 yards and 3 scores, while quarterback Savion Red put up a century on the ground and two more scores.

Next game: Friday, 10/1 against Arlington (home)


Texas rank: 557 (+92) Division 6A rank: 172 (+18)

The Vikings evened their record to 2-2 with a 27-0 win over Richardson. Senior Pedro Maldonado completed 6-7 passes and added two total touchdowns. Senior Eric Willians put up 118 yards and another score.

Next game: Friday, 10/1 at MacArthur


Texas rank: 707 (+9) Division 6A rank: 200 (+1)

The Cardinals fell to 1-3 after a 56-10 loss to Lake Highlands. Sophomore running back Darelle Smith ran for 10 yards and a touchdown in the loss.

Next game: Friday, 10/1 against MacArthur (home)


Texas rank: 661 (+51)

The Hawks improved to 2-3 after a 42-14 win over Oklahoma City Casady.

Next game: Friday 10/1 against Fort Worth Country Day (home)


Texas rank: 864 (+24) Division 4A-1 rank: 73 (+2)

The Wolves fell to 0-4 on the year after a 68-0 loss at Terrell.

Next game: Thursday, 9/30 against Kaufman (home)


Texas rank: 945 (-38) Division 6A rank: 232 (-4)

The Tigers fell to 1-3 after a 34-7 loss to Berkner. Senior Jaycob Vine ran for 146 yards and a touchdown in the loss.

Next game: Friday, 10/1 at Rcihardson

Faustina Academy

The Falcons improved to 5-0 after a 34-6 win over Azle Christian.

Next game: Friday 10/8 against King’s Academy (home)


The Blazers fell to 3-1 on the year after a 50-0 loss to Vanguard College Prep.

Next game: Saturday, 10/2 at Calvary Academy