McKinney North 42, Wylie East 39 (OT)
McKinney North clinched a playoff berth in District 13-4A Friday with a wild 42-39 overtime win over Wylie East at Ron Poe Stadium.
Raul dela Rosa's 30-yard field goal, set up by a Nick Hutchins interception, won the game for the Bulldogs. Dela Rosa's career-long 44-yard field goal on the final play of regulation sent the game to overtime.
North (5-4, 4-2) can win the district championship this week by defeating Denison on the road in the regular season finale.
Bulldog running back Ronald Jones rushed for 235 yards and three touchdowns against the Raiders, surpassing 1,700 yards for the season – a new school record.
Editor's note: There is a scenario where North could still miss the playoffs. Rick will give the details in his weekly report on Wednesday.
Allen 56, McKinney 7
McKinney (3-6, 0-4) fell to undefeated Allen, 56-7, Friday at Allen. The Eagles led 49-0 at halftime.
The Lions' lone score came on a 36-yard touchdown pass from Brian Sutter to Dalon Willis in the third quarter. Sutter completed 15-30 passes for 130 yards.
McKinney wraps up its season Friday versus McKinney Boyd at Ron Poe Stadium.
McKinney Boyd 28, Plano East 10
McKinney Boyd rolled past Plano East, 28-10, on Thursday to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth straight year.
The Broncos led 21-3 at the half.
Boyd quarterback Curtis Ladd threw touchdown passes to Robert Noren and Dedrick Scrivens, and he rushed for another score.
Scrivens totaled 200-plus yards rushing with another touchdown.
The Broncos' defense was stifling, not allowing a touchdown until the game's final two minutes.
Boyd (5-4, 3-1) closes out the regular season Friday (Nov. 8) versus McKinney.
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Allen defenders wrap-up McKinney receiver Austin Ludwig (9) on Friday. The Eagles won, 56-7, eliminating the Lions from playoff contention.
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Boyd storms into the playoffs with a 28-10 win over Plano East Thursday at Ron Poe Stadium. Quarterback Curtis Ladd (2) threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another.