Aerial Attack Leads HP Past Lewisville

LEWISVILLE — Highland Park showcased big-play capability on both sides of scrimmage during its first road game of the season on Friday.

The Scots surged past Lewisville 31-17 at Goldsmith Stadium to remain unbeaten heading into next week’s District 7-6A opener against Lake Highlands.

Brennan Storer passed for 299 yards and four touchdowns — three of which covered at least 45 yards. While the aerial firepower established a slim advantage for the Scots, two late fourth-down defensive stops inside the HP 10-yard line sealed the victory.

HP head coach Randy Allen earned his 426th career victory on the sidelines, tying him with G.A. Moore for second all-time among Texas high school coaches. Allen’s total covers 42 seasons, the last 23 of which have been at HP.

“What matters is what we do next week,” Allen said of the first district clash. “I’m happy that we’re playing with confidence and getting a little better each week.”

The biggest of Storer’s scoring passes on Friday might have come midway through the third quarter, when he connected with Luke Herring for a 45-yard touchdown on third-and-25, which proved to be the game-winner.

Grayson Schrank tallied a pair of touchdown receptions, including a 69-yarder also on third-and-long in the second quarter.

“We’re making some big plays in the passing game,” Allen said. “We’ve got receivers who can get deep, and [Storer] is finding them. They’ve got good chemistry together.”

HP never trailed, although the Farmers rallied three t