On Friday, the undefeated Allen High School varsity football team battled Plano West, coming out on top with a final score of 70-41 to become the 2014 district champions.
Wide Receiver Jalen Guyton caught the first touchdown pass on Allen’s first possession of the game, putting Allen on the scoreboard with 11:23 left in the first quarter.
Plano West came back minutes later when Running Back Soso Jamabo ran their first touchdown.
Allen’s quarterback Kylar Murray ran the next touchdown for the eagles.
On Plano West’s next possession they could not convert on third, leading to a touchdown by Murray.
On fourth down with one minute left in the first quarter, Murray passed to Guyton for a 35 yard touchdown for the eagles.
Beginning the second quarter, Ryan Hinman of Allen forced a fumble on Plano West. Soon after, the eagles made a touchdown pass to Tight End Lee Morris.
With 9:05 left in the first half, Jamabo ran a 40 yard touchdown for Plano West.
Allen’s James Tuopu intercepted a West pass and ran it back for a touchdown.
Plano West came back again with a 50 yard touchdown run by Jamabo.
After a successful 60 yard pass by Allen, Williams scored a touchdown on a carry.
With 1:25 left in the second quarter, an Allen pass was tipped, leading to a Plano West interception. At the end of the half Plano West attempted a field goal but missed, ending the first half trailing Allen 49-21.
Starting off the second half, Jamabo made a fourth touchdown for Plano West.
Kyler Murray fumbled and Plano West recovered the ball, gaining control for another touchdown by Jamabo and raising the score to 49-34.
Soon after, Allen’s Cody Butler came back with another Eagles touchdown.
After gaining possession from an Allen fumble, Jamabo scored a touchdown for Plano West for the sixth time that night.
The tables turned when Plano West fumbled, giving Allen a chance to score. Following a big catch by Guyton, Williams scored a touchdown, bringing the score to 70-41.
On the last play of the game, Allen kneeled and received their title as this year’s undefeated district champions.
On Nov. 7 Allen will face Plano East High School at Kimbrough Stadium.