Future Cowboys In Week Two

Each week throughout the season GoPokes.com will track the progress of the 19 high school football players who have verbally committed to sign with Oklahoma State next February. Here are the results for each of the players' teams from the second week of the high school season.

Wichita Falls (Texas) High Coyotes
Anderson didn't have quite as productive night Friday as the previous week's season opener when he caught two touchdown passes, and Wichita Falls suffered its first loss of the season as Everman used an outstanding running game to grind out a 50-19 victory. The Coyotes, now 1-1, have an open week before returning to the field on Sept. 21.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, at Burkburnett.
Wichita Falls Times Record News: Coyotes unable to stop Bulldogs' rushing game, 50-19

TIM BENFORD, DE (6-5, 230)
Jersey Village (Texas) High Falcons
Jersey Village, 0-1, will be looking for its first win of the season when it plays today against Memorial.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Humble.

Westfield (Houston, Texas) High Mustangs
Brown's 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown with less than six minutes to play pulled his team within two points (the two-point conversion attempt failed), but it wasn't enough as Westfield lost to Cy Falls 47-45 on Friday night. The Mustangs are now 1-1.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Beaumont West Brook.
Houston Chronicle: Cy Falls outlasts Westfield

DAJUAN DAVIS, OT (6-4, 295)
Crowley (Texas) High Eagles
Turnovers hurt Crowley in Friday night's season opener as Southwest returned two fumbles for touchdowns en route to a 21-12 victory. Crowley's running game was effective with quarterback Colby Ray rushing for 182 yards on 16 carries, and the Eagles gained 279 yards on the ground but it wasn't enough because of the turnovers.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Waco Midway.

ALFRED DUPREE, LB (6-2, 210)
Skyline (Dallas, Texas) High Raiders
Skyline, playing its first game of the season, was dominant from the opening kickoff en route to a 57-13 whipping of Samuell on Friday night. The Raiders scored 29 points in the second quarter to go up 43-0 at halftime, and rolled up 336 rushing yards (and attempted just one pass all game).
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Arlington.
Dallas Morning News: Skyline 57, Samuell 13

La Marque (Texas) High Cougars
In what some are saying will be remembered as the best "Clash of the Causeway" to ever be played, La Marque overcame a 16-point deficit by scoring three touchdowns in the final nine minutes to capture a 32-26 over rival Ball High School on Friday night. La Marque improves to 2-0 with the win.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at La Porte.
The Galveston Daily News: Coogs complete classic comeback
Houston Chronicle: Furious finish fuels La Marque

DAVID GRANT, OL (6-5, 280)
Killeen (Texas) High Kangaroos
Killeen improved its record to 2-0 with a 17-14 victory over intra-city rival Shoemaker on Friday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Harker Heights.
Killeen Daily Herald: Roos beat second intra-city rival

JEREMY GRAY, DE (6-6, 235)
Sherman (Texas) High Bearcats
Gray and the Bearcat defense held Greenville to just three yards in the second half en route to a 24-6 victory Friday night. Sherman improves to 2-0.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Terrell.
Sherman Herald Democrat: Bearcats hold off Greenville

JACKIE HINTON, WR (5-11, 185)
Channelview (Texas) High Falcons
Hinton rushed for a team-best 80 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown in the first quarter, but it wasn't enough as Galena Park defeated Channelview 28-20 on Friday night. Hinton also caught five passes for 40 yards in the loss, which drops the Falcons to 1-1.
Next: Friday, Sept. 21, vs. Ball.

PATRICK HOOG, OG (6-4, 295)
Medina Valley (Texas) High Panthers
Medina Valley, behind a strong performance by Hoog and the offensive line, got its first victory of the season Thursday night with a 31-0 rout of Jefferson. The Panthers rolled up 325 rushing yards to improve to 1-1. Quarterback Matt Gonzales led the Panther running attack with 183 yards and two touchdowns.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Brackenridge.

JUSTIN HORTON, TE (6-4, 220)
Henderson (Texas) High Lions
Huntsville defeated Henderson 7-6 on Friday night. The Lions are now 1-1.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Palestine.

VICTOR JONES, LB (6-1, 220)
Richland (North Richland Hills, Texas) High Rebels
Jones and the Rebel defense did its job Friday night, allowing Grand Prairie to cross the Richland 30-yard line only once the entire game as the Rebels won 30-3. Richland improves to 2-0.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Birdville.
Dallas Morning News: Richland 30, Grand Prairie 3

TRAVIS MILLER, RB (5-10, 180)
Marlin (Texas) High Bulldogs
Miller rushed for 125 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown in the first quarter, as Marlin defeated Waco Connally 27-26 on Thursday night. Miller also caught a pass for five yards, and attempted a pass which fell incomplete. The Bulldogs, now 1-1, scored the winning points with less than three minutes to play after an 18-play, 72-yard drive which took up 8:20 of the fourth quarter.
Next: Saturday, Sept. 15, at Snyder.
Waco Tribune-Herald: Marlin finds a way to beat Connally, 27-26
Marlin Democrat: Bulldogs battle back to defeat Cadets in one-point thriller

Mesquite (Texas) High Skeeters
Richards had three catches for 39 yards in Friday night's 46-20 loss to Plano East.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Abilene.
Dallas Morning News: Plano East starts out with a bang

QUINN SHARP, K (6-0, 180)
Summit (Arlington, Texas) High Jaguars
Sharp kicked a 46-yard, game-winning field goal with less than two minutes to play to give Summit an emotional 20-17 victory over South Grand Prairie on Saturday afternoon. Sharp also had a 31-yard field goal in the second quarter, and kicked the extra point after each of the Jaguars two touchdowns. The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday night but was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon due to the tragic death of Summit junior varsity player Dozie Njeako during a JV game Thursday night.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at Flower Mound Marcus.
Dallas Morning News: Win proves bittersweet for Summit

KODY SPANO, QB (6-2, 200)
Stephenville (Texas) High Yellow Jackets
Spano and the Yellow Jackets scored 21 unanswered points in the first quarter and were never threatened en route to a 54-14 victory over Azle on Friday night. Spano was 15-of-21 passing for 185 yards, including a 10-yard scoring toss to Chris Malone. He also rushed once for 18 yards as the Yellow Jackets improved to 2-0.
Next: Saturday, Sept. 15, at Wichita Falls Rider.

KYE STALEY, ATH (6-0, 200)
Guthrie (Okla.) High Bluejays
Staley played only about half of the game but still had 82 rushing yards and three touchdowns on seven carries, and completed both of his passes, one for a TD, in the Bluejays' 62-0 rout of Piedmont.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Deer Creek.

LANE TAYLOR, OG (6-2, 295)
Arlington (Texas) High Colts
Taylor and the rest of the Colt offensive line did its job Thursday night as Arlington rolled to a 51-41 victory over Mesquite Horn. Arlington's Jamal Nero set a school record by rushing for 310 yards on 30 carries, surpassing the record of 274 yards set in 1977. Arlington quarterback Brandon Kelsey also rushed for 157 yards on 19 carries. The Colts, now 1-1, finished with 467 rushing yards on just 49 attempts (an average of 9.5 yards per carry), and had sseven rushing touchdowns.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, vs. Skyline.
Dallas Morning News: Arlington 51, Mesquite Horn 41

South Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas) High Warriors
South Grand Prairie suffered a 20-17 loss to Mansfield Summit on Saturday afternoon.
Next: Friday, Sept. 14, at South Garland.

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