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Week 6 highlights, top performers: ESD, Pearce, Wilmer-Hutchins, Lake Dallas win thrillers

Seven area rushers go over 200 yards, led by Seagoville’s Ronald Manning with 281 yards.

Late heroics

— Patrick Burke threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Hutch Chipman with five seconds left as Episcopal School of Dallas improved to 6-0 with a 39-35 win over Bellaire Episcopal. ESD faced an 11-point deficit with 5:54 left.

— Ryan Williams scored on a 14-yard run in overtime as Richardson Pearce beat Irving MacArthur 55-49. Pearce tied it with 2:09 remaining on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Presley Harper to Caden Varner on fourth-and-goal. Harper threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns.

— Jarvis Turner gave Wilmer-Hutchins a 27-21 comeback win over Frisco Panther Creek, scoring on a 1-yard run with 11 seconds remaining to break a tie. Wilmer-Hutchins trailed 21-7 before outscoring Panther Creek 20-0 in the fourth quarter.

Game of the day

Eli Koch returned an interception for a touchdown in overtime as Lake Dallas beat Frisco Memorial 54-48, improving to 6-0. Dylan Brauchle scored on an 8-yard run with 51 seconds left to give Lake Dallas a 48-45 lead. Memorial forced overtime on Ian Villarreal’s 50-yard field goal as time expired.

Players of the day

— Five-star Notre Dame pledge Peyton Bowen returned three punts for 139 yards, including a 68-yard score, as the area’s No. 1-ranked 6A team beat McKinney Boyd 56-7. It was the second week in a row that Bowen had a punt return touchdown, and he also has an interception return for a TD this year.

— Ronald Manning’s 6-yard touchdown run with 22 seconds left gave Seagoville a 34-28 win over Hillcrest. Manning ran for 281 yards and three touchdowns.

— Richland’s Michael Turner rushed for 261 yards and two touchdowns in a 56-40 victory against W.T. White.

Area surprise

Luke Anderson ran for 241 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 6 Fort Worth Christian to a 35-24 win over No. 2 Dallas Christian in a matchup of area-ranked private schools. His 40-yard touchdown with 5:03 left put the game out of reach. In starting 5-0, Dallas Christian had outscored the opposition 186-82.

Notable numbers

Mansfield Timberview running back Jarvis Reed had only nine carries, but he ran for 201 yards, averaging 22.3 yards per carry as the state’s second-ranked 5A Division I team beat Birdville 54-28. Reed had touchdown runs of 81 and 49 yards and also returned a kickoff 76 yards for a touchdown. To read more on the game, go here.

Week 6 top performers

Rushing

Player, School Yards

Ronald Manning, Seagoville 281

Michael Turner, Richland 261

Kaeden Landry, Carter 259

Luke Anderson, Fort Worth Christian 241

Ife Durodoye, Justin Northwest 236

Sam Mitchum, Royse City 205

Jarvis Reed, Mansfield Timberview 201

Parker Polk, Grapevine 197

Kyle Cummings, Justin Northwest 188

Viron Ellison, Lewisville 183

Isaiah Cunning, Garland Naaman Forest 182

AJ Newberry, South Grand Prairie 176

Passing

Player, School Yards

Keegan Byrd, Denton Braswell 468

Drew Devillier, Plano East 391

Glendon Willis, Irving MacArthur 390

Keldric Luster, McKinney 385

Cade Bortnem, Lake Dallas 375

Bennett Fryman, Frisco Lone Star 327

Braxton Baker, Hebron 316

Logan Lewis, Sanger 301

Oliver Hautanen, Colleyville Covenant Christian 301

Presley Harper, Richardson Pearce 299

Patrick Burke, Episcopal School of Dallas 295

Jake Strong, Justin Northwest 291

Receiving

Player, School Yards

Jerbrandin Henderson, Irving MacArthur 275

Ja’Ryan Wallace, Denton Braswell 255

Micah Greene, Hebron 218

Rushil Patel, Plano East 213

Evan Weinberg, Lake Dallas 189

Jimmy Trilla, W.T. White 166

Messiah Washington, Allen 161

Garrison Elliott, Episcopal School of Dallas 156

Noah Hill, Colleyville Covenant Christian 153

Chance Snyder, Trinity Christian - Addison 148

Will Nettles, Dallas Christian 137

Jaden Watt, Greenhill 137

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