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Cards Gets Back On Track 44-21 over Bonham

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Updated: September 17, 2017

Pottsboro followed their senior QB Hunter Watson to victory over Bonham 44-21 on Friday night.  On the first possession of the game Watson broke lose for a 55 yard touchdown run to put Pottsboro up 7-0.   That was the first of a school record 5 rushing touchdowns on the night for Watson, he also rushed for 187 yards on 14 carries.DSC_0976

Credit the Cardinal offensive line, the Cardinals rushed for a season high 347 yards and after opening up a 35-8 lead late in the first half were never threatened.  The Texoma Chevy Dealer Star of the Game was awarded to senior offensive guard Landon Carrasco for the job he did opening up huge holes all night long.

The Pottsboro defense also did their job holding Bonham’s dangerous QB Tyler Rodriguez to only 57 yards rushing on 20 carries.  Pottsboro improves to 2-1 on the season while the Purple Warriors fall to 1-2.  The Cardinals head to Paris to take on North Lamar in another non-district match up, last year Pottsboro defeated the Panthers 45-28.  Listen to the game live on Mix 96.1 pregame starts at 7 pm.

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
7-0   10:54   PHS             Hunter Watson 55 yard run(59 yards, 4 plays)
8-7    8:43    BHS            Ty Bateman 57 yard pass from Tyler Rodriguez(73 yards, 4 plays)
14-8  2:39    PHS             Hunter Watson 5 yard run(50 yards, 6 plays)

2nd Quarter
21-8  10:21   PHS             Hunter Watson 9 yard run(35 yards, 5 plays)
28-8   4:50    PHS             Hunter Watson 15 yard run(48 yards, 6 plays)
35-8     :28    PHS             Drew Edwards 23 yard pass from Hunter Watson(67 yards, 8 plays)
35-15   :11    BHS             Hayden Stevenson 106 yard kickoff return

3rd Quarter
38-15  7:01    PHS             Dane Marburger 29 yard field goal(37 yards, 5 plays)

4th Quarter

44-15  7:10    PHS             Hunter Watson 8 yard run(86 yards, 13 plays)
44-21  2:01    BHS             Trevor Hartwell 59 yard pass from Tyler Rodriguez(78 yards, 10 plays)

Team Stats
.                  PHS      BHS
rush            347       113
pass            116       169
total            463       282
to’s                 0         1

Pottsboro passing
Hunter Watson 12-22-0(116) TD

Pottsboro rushing
Hunter Watson 14-187 5 TD’s, Braden Plyler 10-86, Eric De la Cruz 10-84

Pottsboro receiving
Ethyn Snider 5-36, Hunter Hines 3-25, Drew Edwards 2-27 TD, Ross Hendrix 1-7, Braden Plyler 1-7

Bonham passing
Tyler Rodriguez 7-11-0(169) 2 TD

Bonham rushing
Tyler Rodriguez 20-57, Azyon Dunlap 6-29, Hayden Stevenson 5-13, Trevor Hartwell 3-14

Bonham receiving
Trevor Hartwell 3-101 TD, Ty Bateman 2-66 TD, Azyon Dunap 1-4

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