Last of Spring Games on Tap This Weekend

After two weeks of spring games filled the area high school sports schedule, they games will wrap up over the weekend with a variety of games across the Metroplex.

Friday night

Cedar Hill, 6 p.m.
The Longhorns went 12-2 last year on their way to the Class 5A Division II state quarterfinals before losing to eventual state runner-up Wylie, but they reeled off 10 straight wins on their way to that point with their only other loss coming to national powerhouse Euless Trinity in nondistrict play. The Longhorns return a bevy of Division I college prospects, highlighted by running back Ben Malena, who's orally committed to Texas A&M. He rushed for 2,202 yards and 35 touchdowns in his 14 games last year and should be just as good this year with many of his offensive linemen returning as well.

Flower Mound, 6 p.m.
The Jaguars started the season at a surprising 5-0 last year before going 1-4 in the gauntlet of a district schedule that comes with being in District 6-5A with teams like Southlake Carroll, Coppell, Hebron and Flower Mound Marcus to finish at 6-4 and miss the postseason. Though the schedule was tough, the Jags have to have a bitter taste in their mouths from getting off to such a hot start before tanking in district play. Quarterback Brandon Colquitt is gone, as is leading receiver Collin Ashley, who had 71 catches for 955 yards and a Metroplex-best 17 touchdowns. Ashley signed to play football at Vanderbilt.

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Other spring games include:
Tonight: FW Paschal 6 p.m. at Amon Carter Stadium; Arlington Seguin, 7 p.m.; Lewisville, 6 p.m.; Denison, 6 p.m.; DeSoto, 6 p.m.; North Mesquite, 5 p.m.
Saturday: Mansfield Legacy, 7 p.m., MISD Stadium; Forney, 4:30 p.m.; Royse City (no time given)

Adam Boedeker is a staff writer/award-winning blogger for the Denton Record-Chronicle. He's the E.W. Scripps National Spelling Bee champion.

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