McKINNEY NORTH (1-3) VS. TYLER HIGH (2-2)

When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Earl Campbell Field at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium, Tyler

Notable

McKinney North: QB Gavin Constantine (5-9, 160, Jr.) ... K Trevor Dutton (5-7, 140, So., has hit FG from 42 yards) ... RB Elijah Alexander (6-0, 185, Sr.) ... RB Jaden Smith (5-10, 210, Sr.) ... WR Korbin Hendrix (6-3, 180, Jr.) ... WR Kaden Williamson (5-8, 150, Sr.) ... WR Kyler Moore (5-9, 160, Jr.) ... WR Luke Paley (6-2, 185, Sr.)

Tyler: C Jordan Jackson (5-11, 275, Sr.) ... LT Cornelius Hartsfield (5-11, 235, Sr.) ... RT Ameer Johnson (6-2, 215, Jr.) ... LG Sergio Munoz (6-0, 255, Sr.) ... RG John Taylor (5-9, 200, Jr.) ... QB Eli Holt (64 of 122 for 1,063 yards, 13 TDs, 5 INTs) ... RB De’Marion Dewberry (26-174) ... WR Montrell Wade (22-339, 8 TDs) ... WR Kameron Key (2-18) ... WR Makavian Potts (16-272, 2 TDs) ... WR Derrick McFall (16-334, 3 TDs)... NG Kadrius Tave (18 tackles, 3 sacks, 3 TFL, blocked three kicks) ... DE Johnson (9 tackles) ... DE Jace Sanford (10 tackles, 1 Sack) ... SS Wade (19 tackles) ... FS Xavier Tatum (26 tackles, 3 TFL) ... MLB Tory Howland (25 tackles) ... SLB Jacob Villela (50 tackles, 7 sacks, 3 TFL) ... WLB Alex Santiago (12 tackles, 1 sack) ... LION LB Dewberry (5 tackles) ... CB Key (12 tackles, 1 TFL) ... CB Zachuan Williams (13 tackles, 2 TFL) ...

Did you know: This is the District 7-5A Division I opener for both teams. ... According to TexasFootball.com, the Lions are favored by 16 over the the Bulldogs. ... The Lions won the district title in 2018, followed by the Bulldogs in 2019. Highland Park took the crown last season. The series is tied 2-2 with McKinney North winning the last two — 36-28 in 2019 and 34-24 in 2020 ... Since opening the season with a 44-26 win over Westmoore High School from Oklahoma City, the Bulldogs have dropped three straight games — Justin Northwest (28-16), Marshall (41-29) and Rockwall-Heath (70-35). ... The Lions have won two consecutive games (40-12 over Nacogdoches, 34-26 over Mesquite Horn) after dropping their first two games (24-10 to Texas High, 62-55 to Tyler Legacy). ...

Last week: Rockwall-Heath 70, McKinney North 35; Tyler 34, Mesquite Horn 26.

Up next: West Mesquite at McKinney North, 7 p.m., Sept. 30; Tyler has a bye on Oct. 1 and return to play against West Mesquite at E.H. Hanby Stadium, Mesquite, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 8,

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