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Ford had 153 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in Southwest’s 35-10 win over Eastern Hills. He had four receptions for 92 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown catch, and added 61 yards rushing and a score.
In the season opener, a week earlier, Ford had a 99-yard kickoff return to help Southwest to a 49-46 win over visiting Joshua.
The Dragons have outscored their first two opponents, Dallas Jesuit and Guyer, by a combined score of 98-30. On Friday, De Soto beat Guyer 51-17.
The Trojans racked up 194 yards rushing and scored six touchdowns on the ground.
Whitehaven High School, the top-ranked team in Memphis, improved to 3-0 with a 47-17 win at Arlington High School.
Outside linebacker Aubrey Miller returned an interception 101 yards for a touchdown, his second interception return score in two games.
“We wanted to come out with a lot of integrity,” Miller told the Commercial Appeal newspaper. “We lost to this team last year and we knew they were a very talented offensive team.”
Bessemer City improved to 2-1 and Brooks’ play earned him a story on AL.com about his commitment to Missouri and what might happen if Alabama or Auburn offered him a scholarship.
Estes completed eight of 22 passes for 66 yards, with one touchdown and three interceptions. The touchdown pass went to Mizzou recruiting target Jeff Thomas, who had five catches for 44 yards.
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Davis made his mark on the game, however, with nine receptions for 109 yards.
Christopherson recorded a touchdown reception for the second straight week.
Bledsoe was credited with four tackles, including one for loss, along with 16 yards rushing on four carries.
Ben Davis (Indianapolis, Ind.) High School offensive lineman Pompey Coleman is out for the season after suffering a broken leg in his team’s second game.
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Junior defensive lineman Josh Smith and Landry-Walker lost its season opener to John Curtis, 35-22, on Friday in a matchup of two of the top large-schools programs in New Orleans.
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