Gallery: taking down the Titans

Football team rallies to defeat Centennial 44-35

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer

Back at the Ford Center for the first time since the venue opened Aug. 27, the football team beats one of its biggest rivals, the Centennial Titans 44-35 on Friday night.

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  • American flags were on display throughout the stands at the Ford Center during Friday’s 44-35 win over Centennial.

  • A student athletic trainer looks on as starting quarterback Grant Buss warms up on the sideline. Buss threw for 250 yards and 2 touchdowns in the team’s 44-35 win against Centennial.

  • Seniors (left to right) Mikayla Rankert, Tori Copeland, Shae Evans, Andrew Moore and Logan Ransom cheer on the team.

  • Players gather on the sideline during a break in action in Friday’s game versus Centennial at the Ford Center.

  • From flags to hashtags, patriotism was a central theme at Friday’s game versus Centennial.

  • Running back Dimitri Jones plants his left hand as he gets taken to the turf at the Ford Center. Jones had 34 carries for 206 yards and 4 touchdowns in the 44-35 win.

  • Flanked by running back Dimitri Jones, quarterback Grant Buss await the snap.

  • Pom poms pressed against their chest, members of the Red Rhythm dance team stand on the field during the national anthem.

  • Members of the football team stand on the visitors sideline at the Ford Center during the national anthem. The team will host its banquet Monday night at Collin College starting at 6:30 p.m.

  • Football evened out it’s District 13-5A record with a win over Centennial.