UCLA commit Cam'Ron Jones and the Mansfield defense allowed just 85 yards rushing on 33 carries and 13 points to an Arlington offense that was averaging 39.5 points a game. Darren Lauber dlauber@star-telegram.com
UCLA commit Cam'Ron Jones and the Mansfield defense allowed just 85 yards rushing on 33 carries and 13 points to an Arlington offense that was averaging 39.5 points a game. Darren Lauber dlauber@star-telegram.com

Sports

Mansfield defense stifles Arlington for big district win

By Matt Stepp

Special to the Star-Telegram

October 06, 2017 10:46 PM

UPDATED October 07, 2017 12:43 AM

Mansfield’s physical defense and grind-it-out style on offense proved to be the difference in a 34-13 win over Arlington in a key District 4-6A matchup at Maverick Stadium.

Key players: Mansfield senior wide receiver and Baylor verbal commit Jackson Gleeson had three receptions for 125 yards and a touchdown, and he also averaged over 52 yards per punt. Arlington senior quarterback D’Montae Davis had 195 yards of total offense and two touchdown passes.

Key stat: Mansfield’s defense held Arlington to just 85 yards rushing on 33 carries for an average of just 2.6 yards per attempt.

Record: Mansfield (4-1, 2-0), Arlington (4-1, 1-1)

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