ROYSE CITY- Senior Sam Mitchum had 205 yards rushing and three first-half touchdowns to lead Royse City past North Forney 28-14 in District 10-6A at Royse City ISD Stadium.
North Forney's Damorrea Jones scored a 3-yard touchdown run with 1:16 left before halftime to make it a 21-14 deficit, but Royce City's Kenneth Spring threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to Jonah Roberson for the second half's only touchdown midway through the third quarter to bump the lead back to 14.
North Forney (3-2, 0-1) was led by Michael Phillips with 274 yards of offense and one touchdown. Phillips connected with Tylan Crochett on a 26-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.
Erik Spring sealed the win on an interception with 1:13 left in the game.