Frisco Lone Star went to 2-0 on the season in a 45-21 win on Friday night over Mansfield Timberview at Vernon Newsom Stadium in Mansfield. The Rangers jumped out to an early lead and held off a late Mansfield Timberview surge. Senior quarterback MJ Rivers scored four rushing touchdowns. Running back Kirby Bennett III added 103 yards rushing on the night, including one touchdown. The Rangers defense contained the Timberview offense, forcing three fumbles and recovering two in the victory.
Key players: For Lone Star, running back Kirby Bennett III and quarterback MJ Rivers led the charge and gained 103 and 45 yards, respectively. Rivers added 183 yards passing to the attack. Many Rangers receivers got involved, including senior Kavika Pittman, who caught three passes for 66 yards and one touchdown. Zach Douglas caught four passes for 28 yards. Trey Taylor and Elias Hernandez added interceptions for Lone Star. For the Wolves, quarterback Jyron Russell passed for 131 yards. Senior Jalen Knox caught four passes for 24 yards touchdowns.
Key stat: The Rangers defense held Timberview to 1 rushing yard in the first half.
Records: Frisco Lone Star Rangers 2-0, Mansfield Timberview 1-1