VIDEO: McKinney stomps Rowlett in a Week 3 Victory
With an incredible 35-9 win over the Rowlett Eagles, the McKinney Lions have advanced to a 2-1 record for the start of the 2021-22 season. The Lions faced Rowlett on Friday night and VYPEDFW was there to catch all of the action.
After going into halftime up 21-9, the Lions made sure to finish the game strong. McKinney scored two more unanswered touchdowns to close out the game (one in the third quarter and one in the fourth). Senior safety Damon Youngblood accounted for the third quarter touchdown when he intercepted a Rowlett pass and ran it back for a pick-six.
The Lions used two quarterbacks in their Friday night win- Alec Grigosian completed 11 of 17 passes for 112 yards and one touchdown while Sampson Nazarko completed three of five passes for 52 yards and one touchdown. Bryan Jackson scored one rushing touchdown on 163 yards and 25 carries for McKinney while Xavier Filsaime and Jeffrey Pearson accounted for one receiving touchdown each.