Mansfield brings home win; MISD teams fall to Oklahoma squads

August 28, 2021
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Mansfield’s varsity football teams continued their rivalry with Oklahoma teams to open their seasons, hosting a pair of games and traveling across the border for another two games Friday night.

Legacy kicked off its season with a 42-13 loss to Broken Arrow at Newsom Stadium.

Across town at R.L. Anderson Stadium, Summit also fell 20-14 to Jenks.

Timberview and Lake Ridge didn’t fare any better after crossing the Red River to tackle two Oklahoma teams.

The Wolves lost 69-14 to Bixby, while the Eagles fell 48-20 to Tulsa Union in their season opener.

Mansfield High recorded the only MISD varsity victory of the night, coming back in the fourth quarter to down Bentonville West (Arkansas) 28-21.

Next week, Mansfield and Summit will meet at Newsom Stadium to renew the crosstown rivalry Friday night, Legacy will head to Eaton on Thursday, Lake Ridge will be at Prosper on Thursday and Timberview will host Sam Houston at Newsom on Thursday.

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