Tigers Open District Play with Win Over Block

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Tigers Open District Play with Win Over Block

The Tigers opened District 3-1A play with a 40-0 shutout of the Block Bears. The win was the first of the season for the Tigers as they had played 4 Class 3A schools and 1 Class 4A school in pre district competition. The record for the Tigers stand at 1-5 overall and 1-0 in District play. This week the Tigers are again on the road as they travel to Montgomery to take on the Montgomery Tigers. Montgomery is 4-2 on the season and 1-0 in district play. Against Block the Tiger defense shined. Block was held to 48 total yards with only 2 of that coming from the passing game. The defense also forced 3 interceptions and recorded 3 sacks.

Against Block, the Tigers received the opening kickoff and began their first drive on their on 35 yardline. On the 5th play of the drive Key’savlyn Barnes took the handoff and scored from 10 yards out to put the Tigers on the board. Barnes added the conversion on a run and the Tigers led 8-0 with 9:54 left in the opening quarter. The Tigers next score came on the defensive side of the ball. Patrick Mims intercepted a Bear pass and returned it 40 yards for the score. The Tigers extra point attempt failed and the lead was 14-0 with 2:07 left.

Logansport’s next scoring drive was started on the 30 yard line after forcing the Bears to turn the ball over on downs. Tiger quarterback Khameron Boykins passed to Mims from 14 yards out on the 6 play of the drive. Brayden Bennett added the extra point and with 5:37 left in the second quarter the Tigers led 21-0. On the next Block possession, Mims again set the Tigers up with good field position after his second interception of the night. With 28 seconds left in the first half, Barnes broke free on a 24 yard run for his second touchdown of the game. Bennett was again true on the extra point and the lead stood 28-0 at halftime.

 

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