Scotty Arterberry’s 30-yard touchdown run with 1:24 to play capped a furious fourth-quarter comeback as Royse City rallied past Mount Pleasant, 42-38, Friday night at RCISD Stadium.
Playing without star quarterback Richard Morrison, the Bulldogs (2-1) led 21-3 at halftime, but had to rally in the fourth quarter after allowing Mt. Pleasant (2-2) to score 21 points during the third quarter to take the lead 24-21.
Arterberry rushed for three touchdowns, ran 30 times for 129 yards and completed 7 of 15 passes for 106 yards.
In a losing effort, Mt. Pleasant quarterback Terrell Howard rushed for four TDs, ran 25 times for 187 yards, plus completed 15 or 24 passes for 108 yards.