New Year, Same Results Pottsboro 49 Gainesville 21

It’s hard to know what to expect in a season opener after losing key players to graduation.  If you’re a Pottsboro fan, you’ve come to expect more of the same old thing, winning!  The Cardinals wasted no time in dispatching the Gainesville Leopards 49-21 Friday night at Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium.

The Cardinals moved the ball with ease and dominated special teams to jump out to a 35-0 lead at halftime and defeated Gainesville for the first time in school history.  Senior Carson Rein led the way with 3 rushing td’s and 2 through the air.  He ended up with 74 yards on 10

Cardinals Win!!

Cardinals Win!!

carries and completed 6 of 9 passes for 90 yards. Myles Mitchusson put on a display of his speed with a 56 yard punt return for paydirt in the 1st quarter and a 59 yard punt return that set up another td in the 2nd.  The Cardinals out classed the team from 4A-D1 and led 49-8 late in the 3rd before Gainesville added a couple of late touchdowns.

Pottsboro set a new school record with their 19th straight regular season win, surpassing an 18 game streak from 2011-13.  Pottsboro is 1-0 and hosts the Gunter Tigers Friday night at 7:30.



Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

 7:50       PHS     7-0        8 yard pass Carson Rein to Myles Mitchusson(10 plays, 53 yards)
 6:10       PHS    14-0       56 yard punt return Myles Mitchusson
 4:20       PHS    21-0       10 yard run Carson Rein(4 plays, 29 yards)

2nd Quarter

 7:33       PHS    28-0        2 yard run Will Cates(8 plays, 77 yards)
 2:47       PHS    35-0        1 yard run Carson Rein(4 plays, 11 yards)

3rd Quarter

10:58     PHS     42-0       19 yard pass Carson Rein to Myles Mitchusson(2 plays, 24 yards)
  6:11      GHS    42-8        3 yard run Hunter Tuberville(10 plays, 66 yards)
  3:43      PHS    49-8        8 yard run Carson Rein(7 plays, 62 yards)

4th Quarter

11:27      GHS    49-14      40 yard run Hunter Tuberville
  2:33      GHS    49-21      3 yard run Luis Huerta(12 plays, 85 yards) 


Pottsboro Passing       Carson Rein 6-9-0(90) 2 td, Heath Hunter 6-11-0(81)

Pottsboro Rushing      Carson Rein 10-74(3 td’s), Will Cates 13-57(td)

Pottsboro Receiving    Myles Mitchusson 5-86(td)

Gainesville Passing      Hunter Tuberville 8-16-1(53)

Gainesville Rushing     Hunter Tuberville 19-131(2 td’s), Calion Baker 14-69,  Luis Huerta 10-45(td)

Gainesville Receiving   Josh Kemp 3-19


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