Summit, Lake Ridge square off at Newsom Stadium

October 2, 2020
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Lake Ridge hosts Summit at 7 p.m. Friday at Newsom Stadium. Tickets must be purchased in advance at

By Bob Kowalski

Mansfield Record

In the second week of high school football season, another intradistrict rivalry is featured in the Mansfield ISD.

Summit and Lake Ridge face off at 7 p.m. Friday at Vernon Newsom Stadium, 3700 E. Broad St., in the second game of the season for each. For anyone planning to attend, tickets must be purchased online at No tickets are sold on-site this season for health and safety reasons.

Lake Ridge (0-1) is again the home team, and again faces an ISD counterpart. The Eagles fell to Timberview, 27-14, in Week 1 at Newsom Stadium. Quarterback Trevor Andrews threw a touchdown pass to Kamdon McFarland for one score, and Trennton Johnson scored on a 2-yard run for Lake Ridge’s other score.

Summit (0-0) opens its season Friday against the Eagles after scrimmaging last week against Keller, earning a 24-0 shutout victory at R.L. Anderson Stadium on Sept. 25.

For the second consecutive week, Mansfield traveled to Arlington for a game at the Texas Rangers’ new home, Globe Life Park. The Tigers (0-2) fell 29-21 to Arlington Bowie in a nondistrict matchup Thursday night. Mansfield fell, 37-7, to Arlington High in its season opener.

Legacy also took the field Thursday night, falling 17-7 to V.R. Eaton High School at Newsom Stadium. The Broncos opened their season by defeating Byron Nelson, 31-17, on Sept. 25 at Newsom. In that game, Munshae Kennedy rushed for 2 TDs, Camren Wilson scored on a 43-yard interception return and Ky’Irin Heath caught a TD pass from Beau Kilgore.

Timberview (1-0) gets an unexpected off week, as the Wolves’ scheduled game against Red Oak was canceled because of an instance of COVID-19 among Red Oak’s students.

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