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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Jr Tigers Exchange Blows With Golden Arrows

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It was a close hard-fought battle between the Mansfield Jr High Tigers and the Lavaca Golden Arrows. The Tigers stayed hot on the Arrows trail but in the end, fell with a final score of 35-24 Lavaca. The Tigers are still working on trying to find their football footing but when that happens, chances are there’s going to be an earthquake.

#7 Logan Cravey

Freshman, Logan Cravey was first to put a touchdown on the board with a pass from Quarterback, Fisher Willsey. Cravey completed 3 receptions for a total of 75 yards in the game. Willsey finished with 10 passes for 166 yards. After the touchdown from Cravey, Drew Elmore added the extra 2 point conversion and the score was brought to 27-8 Lavaca.

#11 Fisher Willsey

The Tigers really came to life in the second half of the game. With 20 seconds left in the third quarter, Clint Stovall took a pass from Willsey and with a quarterback keeper for the two-point conversion, and the game upgraded to 35-16 Lavaca. In the fourth quarter with 2 minutes left, Tyler Turnipseed took the ball in for a Tiger touchdown and with Tyler Woolbrights two-point conversion, the game came to a 35-24 close.

#2 Raine Hecox

Mansfield ended with 280 total yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception. The future looks bright for the Jr High Tigers who will stay home for their next match-up against the Paris Eagles on September 19 at 7 p.m.

#1 Clint Stovall and #10 Tyler Turnipseed
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