Tigers Take Care Of Grapeland Sandies, 49-0

Tigers Take Care Of Grapeland Sandies



    The Tenaha Tigers showed the Sandies why they are the number 1team in the state Friday night at Grapeland as they manhandled the Sandies 49-0. The Tiger offense racked up 591 yards of offense while holding the Sandies to 40 yards of offense. Onterio Thompson led the way for the Tigers as he rushed for 378 yards om 21 carries and 3 touchdowns. In the past 6 games the Tiger offense is averaging 60.6 points a game while the defense is only giving up 3.3 points a game.

    The Tigers received the opening kickoff and started on the 40 yard line from their it was a dose of Thompson as he carried the ball 6 times, Horn scored for the Tigers on a 1 yard run and the Tigers led 7-0 with 9:12 left in the 1st quarter. After a Grapeland punt the Tigers took over on the 20 yard line and went on a 14 play 80 yard drive capped off by another 1 yard run by Horn and the Tigers led 14-0 with 1:19 left in the 1st quarter. After the Sandies fumbled the ball the Tigers took over on the 22 yard line and then went on a 7 play drive capped off by a 36 yard touchdown pass from Horn to Lloyd and the Tigers went in at halftime leading 21-0.

    On the ensuring kickoff the Sandies fumbled the ball and the Tigers took over on the 44 yard line. Thompson carried the ball twice down to the Sandies 1 yard where again Horn went in from the 1 to give the Tigers a 28-0 led. The Tigers held the Sandies on 4th down and took over on the 47 yard line, from their it took the Tigers two plays to score as Thompson went 53 yards for the touchdown and the Tigers led 35-0.

    After another fumble by the Sandies on the kickoff, Thompson went 32 yards for the Tiger touchdown and the Tigers extended their led to 42-0. With the clock running the whole second half Thompson would score his 3rd touchdown of the night on a 32 yard touchdown run to bring the final score to 49-0.

    The Tigers who clinched a playoff spot with the win will be home Friday night to take on the Overton Mustangs, game time is 7:00 at Raymond Jackson Stadium.





                                                                        Tenaha                                    Grapeland

First Downs                                                                17                                            3

Yards Rushing                                                            471                                          31

Yards Passing                                                            120                                           9

Total Yards                                                               591                                          40

Att-Comp-Int                                                         8-10-0                                    3-12-1

Penalties                                                                5-29                                         2-10

Punts                                                                    0-0                                          3-33.5

Fumbles-Lost                                                           0-0                                          4-3

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