Tigers Swat Cardinals 37-21

Two Titans met at Jim Henderson Memorial Stadium Friday night and it was the Gunter Tigers that came away with an impressive victory 37-21 over the Pottsboro Cardinals.  Gunter controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball and handed Pottsboro their first regular season loss since……..you guessed it, 2014 when Gunter beat Pottsboro 28-26.


Pottsboro vs. Gunter

Gunter used 2 Colson Stovall td run’s in the first half to carve out a 24-7 lead.  Pottsboro tried to get back in the game using their big play machine, Myles Mitchusson, but every time the Cardinals started to have a glimmer of hope the Tigers would come up with an answer.  Myles Mitchusson hauled in a beautifully thrown 71 yard heave from Carson Rein in the third quarter, Pottsboro trailed 24-14.  On the ensuing kickoff Gunter’s Dylan Jantz raced 98 yards to put the Tigers back on top for good.


Pottsboro broke several records
Most yards passing 395
Most receptions in a game Myles Mitchusson 14
longest reception in history 96 yards Rein to Mitchusson

but nothing mattered but the scoreboard.  The Tigers exacted some revenge for last years 42-0 stomping and proved once again they are Pottsborro’s biggest rival.  Gunter’s Senior running back Colson Stovall blasted his way to 240 yards and 3 td’s to overpower Pottsboro’s defense and the Cardinals Myles Mitchusson had a great night with 14 catches for 289 yards
The loss ends Pottsboro’s school record regular season winning streak at 19.  The Cardinals now 1-1 will travel to Bonham for a non-district contest Friday.  Hear the live broadcast on MIX 96.1 pregame 7:00.

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
7:43       GHS      7-0        Colson Stovall 10 yard run(7 plays, 48 yards)

2nd Quarter
11:16     GHS     14-0       Stovall 1 yard run(11 plays, 47 yards)
 6:05      PHS     14-7        Myles Mitchusson 96 yard pass from Carson Rein(3 plays, 98 yards)
 2:55      GHS     17-7        Mason Mazerolle 25 yard Field Goal(6 plays, 54 yards)
   :28      GHS     24-7        Stovall 3 yard run(7 plays, 61 yards)

3rd Quarter
 6:23      PHS    24-14      Mitchusson 71 yard pass from Carson Rein(2 plays, 80 yards)
 6:09      GHS    31-14      Dylan Jantz 98 yard Kickoff Return

4th Quarter
11:53     GHS    37-14       Dylan Jantz 30 yard pass from Trey Carr
 2:00      PHS    37-21       Matthew Poe 50 yard pass from Heath Hunter(8 plays, 77 yards)

Pottsboro passing
Carson Rein  8-15-0(204) 2 td’s, Heath Hunter 12-22-1(191) td
Pottsboro rushing
Carson Rein 14-44, Will Cates 4-6
Pottsboro receiving
Myles Mitchusson 14-289 2 td’s, Matthew Poe 5-73 td, Jack Arnold 1-21, Ty Bates 1-13

Gunter passing
Trey Carr 4-11-1(52) td
Gunter rushing
Coson Stovall 22-240 3 td’s, Trey Carr 9-26, Braiden Clopton 8-6
Gunter receiving
Dylan Jantz 1-30 td, Mason Mazerolle 1-8




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