SPORTS HEADLINES

Tigers maul Bulldogs

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, September 28, 2013

{{{*}}}The Alvord Bulldogs (2-3) lost their second straight game to Gunter Friday, 40-7.

The Bulldogs kept the scores close through the first quarter matching Gunter one-for-one in touchdowns.

The Tigers drew first blood with a 32-yard touchdown by Garrett Hunter. Joe Randall brought home Alvord’s lone touchdown after securing an interception and running it in from 63 yards.

That was the last time the Bulldogs would score as Gunter took things over in the second.

Gunter’s running game proved too much for the Bulldogs’ defense. The Tigers ran over Alvord for 408 yards.

Alvord was able to throw the ball for 99 yards while Gunter had 80.

The Tigers crossed the goalline three times for touchdowns and again for a two point conversion to score 20 to end the half leading 26-7.

The Tigers scored two more touchdowns, one in the third and the other in the fourth.

GUNTER 40, ALVORD 7

Gunter … 6 … 20 … 7 … … 7 … – … 40
Alvord … 7 … 0 … 0 … … 0 … – … 7

FIRST QUARTER

Gunter – 9:05, Garrett Hunter 32 run, Luis Martinez kick fail
Alvord – 6:17, Joe Randall 63 interception return, Jose Luna kick

SECOND QUARTER

Gunter – 10:03, Kevin Peems 1 run, PAT failed.
Gunter – 5:08, Peems 9 run; kick failed
Gunter – 3:36, Austin Gressett 43 pass Rhett Taylor; PAT Gressett to Spencer Lashley

THIRD QUARTER

Gunter – 10:14, Garrett Hunter 1 run; Martinez kick

FOURTH QUARTER

Gunter – 8:28, Lashley 9 run; Martinez kick.

ALVORD … GUNTER

First Downs … 5 … 20
Rushes Yards … 16-47 … 45-408
Passing Yards … 99 … 80
Total Yards … 146 … 488
Punts … 5-34 … 3-42
Fumbles lost … 3-2 … 0-0
Penalties … 0-0 … 11-135

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing – Alvord, Joe Randall 10-41. Gunter, Hunter 13-193.
Receiving – Alvord, Heath Walker 3-38. Gunter, Taylor 2-50.
Passing – Alvord, Cassidy Patterson 12-25-3. Gunter, Gressett 3-9-3.

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