ALLEN – Thanks to 20 unanswered fourth quarter points and an onside kick recovery in between, the Coppell Cowboys completed the 32-24 come-from-behind victory on Friday night over Longview at Allen's Eagle Stadium.
With Longview leading 24-12 with 10 minutes remaining in the game, Coppell went on a drive and on fourth-and-5 from the Lobo nine yard line, Coppell handed it off to Charles West, who threw the halfback pass to Blake Mahon for the touchdown and cut the deficit to 24-19 with 8:13 remaining.
On the ensuing kickoff, the Cowboys recovered the ball and eight plays later, Gavin McDaniel took the run for the touchdown to give Coppell the 25-24 lead after the failed two-point conversion.
After four incomplete passes, Coppell took over and added a late touchdown to make it 32-24.
After a scoreless first quarter, Coppell got on the board with a safety from a high punt hiked out of the end zone to go up 2-0.
Longview's Travin Howard blocked a Coppell punt to set up the first Longview touchdown, a nine yard touchdown pass from Dezmond Chumley to Jordan Whitaker.
On the ensuing possession, Coppell started at the Lobos' 31-yard line after a long kickoff return and on the first play, West took a direct snap and ran right up the middle untouched for the 31-yard touchdown for a 9-7 Coppell lead.
On the final drive of the first half, the Lobos completed a nine-play drive that ended with a Perez 37-yard field goal to give Longview the 10-9 lead at the half.
Early in the third quarter, Longview's Stephan Maxey took a fumble and returned it for the touchdown to put the Lobos up 17-9.
Coppell responded with an Adam Centers 34-yard field goal to make it 17-12 with 3:59 left in third.
Longview responded with a 44-yard touchdown pass from Chumley to Dorian Leonard to extend the lead to 24-12 before Coppell began its comeback.
Chumley finished with 230 yards passing with Leonard receiving 133 of those yards and Lobo running back Ja'Mycal Hasty finished with 17 rushes for 112 yards and three catches for 66 yards.