The Gordonsville Tigers won big on Friday night, beating the Pickett County Bobcats 53-14 on the road. The win advanced the Tigers to 2-1 on the season.
The Gordonsville Tigers got rolling early on both sides of the ball, blocking a punt for a called safety and then finding the endzone on a touchdown rush by Bryson Greer to get the scoring going early in the first. The Tigers were able to extend their lead to 16 in the first quarter following a 12 yard touchdown catch by Peyton Climer from Matthew Albritton.
The Tigers offense kept it going on the second quarter with Ethan Madewell running it in to make the score 23-0 with 10 minutes left in the first half.
Landon Baker was able to find the endzone after a pass from Albritton to make the score 30-0 in the second quarter, and Michael McKinley was able to find the endzone on a 13 yard pass to extend their lead to 37-0 with 2 minutes left in the first half.
As time was expiring in the second half, Pickett County was able to score and cut their deficit to 37-6 at half time.
The Gordonsville offense kept their offense kept their foot on the gas in the second half, with Kyle Adams running it in for a touchdown, and Madewell running it in for the 2 point conversion to make the score 45-6 early in the third quarter. Austin Shaeffer ran it in for the Tigers next drive and Austin Williams ran it in for the 2 point conversion to give the Tigers a 53-6 lead, which wrapped up the scoring for the Tigers.
With 1 minute left in the game, Pickett County found the end zone for their second time of the night and converted a 2 point conversion to make the score 53-14.
What’s next for the Tigers?
The Tigers will be back in Gordonsville next week as they host Trousdale County on Friday 9/11