DENTON — Coco Brown led Denton to a 49-27 victory over Carrolton Creekview as he rushed for 180 yards and three touchdowns Friday at the C.H. Collins Complex.
Controlling the contest early, Denton (3-4, 1-2 District 3-5A) ran out to a 21-6 lead after the first quarter. Creekview (0-8, 0-4) trailed 42-13 at halftime.
Despite the loss, Creekview quarterback Jaiden Paige finished with 275 yards passing with three touchdowns. His top target on the night, Jaiden Kelley caught six passes for 88 yards and a score. Denton scored one touchdown in the second half, while Paige found Kelley and Gerrian Smith for passing scores in the fourth quarter.
Jack Plunk led the Denton passing attack with 135 yards and a touchdown through the air. The win was Denton's first in district play this season.