Argyle survives spirited effort by Liberty-Eylau, 63-42

Sophomore Ian Jones (18) ran 49 yards for a second half touchdown Friday night in Sulphur Springs against top-ranked Argyle.


SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – Liberty-Eylau scored touchdowns on six big plays Friday night at Gerald Prim Stadium, but it still wasn’t enough. Top-ranked Argyle rallied from an early two-touchdown deficit to beat the Leopards, 63-42.

Leopard defender Trey Revels came up with an interception on the game’s first play from scrimmage. It set up a 29-yard scoring run by junior Damian Henderson.


Leopards’ speed burned Argyle

Senior speedster Korbyn White added his seventh and eighth touchdowns of the season later on a 75-yard run, and 24-yard reception from quarterback Shannon Roy. Defensive back Semaj Rose slowed the Argyle express with a 77-yard interception return for a touchdown. The unbeaten Eagles led 35-28 at halftime.

That lead grew to 56-28 in the third quarter. The Leopards rallied on a 59-yard scoring run by T.J. Templeton, and a 49-yard run by backup quarterback Ian Jones.

L-E (0-5) will host fourth-ranked LaVega next Friday. Argyle beat LaVega earlier this season, 49-35.