How The Future Cowboys Fared - Week 8

Jeff Bereuter and Justin Gent, the linebacking duo from Irving (Texas) MacArthur, came up with the biggest play of the game Friday night against Irving Nimitz. Also, DeMarcus Connor had a big catch as Houston Westfield rolled to another easy win. Catch up on how all 14 of the Cowboys' commitments did this weekend during their high school games.

JEFF BEREUTER, LB (6-3, 206)
& JUSTIN GENT, LB (6-2, 210)

Irving MacArthur (Irving, Texas)
Bereuter and Gent combined to make the biggest play of the game as Irving MacArthur extended its regular season winning streak to 20 games with a 24-21 overtime victory over Irving Nimitz on Friday night. MacArthur took the lead 24-21 on a 27-yard field goal on the first possession of overtime, but Nimitz then had a chance to win, or tie, on its possession. On Nimitz's second play, Bereuter stripped running back David Watkins of the ball and Gent recovered to secure the victory. Next: Thursday, Oct. 20, vs. South Grand Prairie (and future Cowboy teammate Deron Fontenot).

DeMARCUS CONNOR, WR (6-2, 185)
Westfield High (Houston, Texas)
Connor's 47-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Pierre Beasley just 1:09 into the game got Westfield rolling as the Mustangs poured it on Kingwood 61-0 on Friday night. Westfield, 5-0 and ranked sixth in USA Today's Super 25 rankings, has won every game by at least four touchdowns. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, vs. Baytown Sterling.

DERON FONTENOT, S (5-8, 185)
South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas)
South Grand Prairie, ranked No. 7 in The Dallas Morning News' Class 5A area rankings, defeated Irving 35-14 to improve to 7-0 on the season, setting up a showdown with Irving MacArthur on Thursday night. Next: Thursday, Oct. 20, at Irving MacArthur.

Klein Collins (Klein, Texas)
Goodson rushed for 183 yards and three touchdowns, on just 11 carries, as Klein Collins defeated Oak Ridge 35-23 on Wednesday night. Goodson scored on a 52-yard run just two minutes into the game to give Klein Collins the early lead. He would add fourth quarter touchdown runs of 30 and 18 yards as Klein Collins improved to 3-3. Next: Monday, Oct. 17, vs. The Woodlands.

Carter High (Dallas, Texas)
Carter, ranked No. 3 in The Dallas Morning News Class 5A area rankings, was dominant in every phase of the game en route to a 61-10 victory over Samuell on Saturday. The Cowboys, now 7-0, only gave up five first downs and 60 total yards of offense. Next: Saturday, Oct. 22, vs. Sunset.

SHANE JARKA, DE (6-3, 230)
Fort Bend Austin (Fort Bend, Texas)
Fort Bend Austin saw its record fall to 3-3 with a 28-7 loss to Fort Bend Marshall on Saturday. Next: Saturday, Oct. 22, vs. Willowridge.

Jersey Village (Houston, Texas)
Jersey Village went into overtime to defeat Tomball 28-21 on Saturday for its second victory of the season. Next: Thursday, Oct. 20, vs. Magnolia.

ERIC NORWOOD, DE (6-2, 251)
North Cobb High (Acworth, Ga.)
North Cobb's defense was dominant in leading the way for a 25-0 shutout of Osborne. The Warriors preserved the shutout by turning away Osborne in the final seconds. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, vs. Mceachern.

TRENT PERKINS, OL (6-4, 285)
Alice High (Alice, Texas)
Alice suffered its second loss in as many weeks after opening the season with five consecutive wins as Calallen defeated the Coyotes 43-15 on Friday night. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, vs. Robstown.

JACOB SECREST, OL (6-4, 280)
Stillwater High (Stillwater, Okla.)
Stillwater, 5-2, took a big step in sewing up a playoff berth with a 24-21 come-from-behind victory over Edmond Memorial on Friday night. The Pioneers trailed 21-14 before scoring the game's final 10 points, including a 24-yard Bret Haines field goal that proved to be the difference. Next: Thursday, Oct. 20, vs. Ponca City.

North Mesquite (Mesquite, Texas)
Thompson helpd North Mesquite rally for a 16-point deficit but it wouldn't be enough as Tyler Lee held on for a 23-21 victory on Friday night. Thompson finished with 126 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries. Thompson's first touchdown was an 89-yard run that cut Tyler Lee's lead to 23-14. He then added an 11-yard TD that cut the lead to 23-21 with 1:17 to play. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, at Rockwall.

Madison High (Houston, Texas)
Madison's defense forced five turnovers – four interceptions and a fumble – to lead the way in a 42-28 victory over Westside on Friday night. The Marlins, now 6-1, needed a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to break a 28-28 tie en route to the victory. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, vs. Milby.

Bryan High (Byran, Texas)
Woods, who is still sidelined by an ankle injury, could only watch from the sidelines for the third week in a row as his Bryan teammates rolled to an easy 38-6 win over Temple on Friday night. Next: Friday, Oct. 21, vs. Waco.

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