Lake Ridge hosts Summit at 7 p.m. Friday at Newsom Stadium. Tickets must be purchased in advance at https://ticketspicket.com/
By Bob Kowalski
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 https://ticketspicket.com/. 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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