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Tygers Ground Golden Eagles

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 8/30/2013

The Mansfield Tygers won their third straight football opener under head coach Chioke Bradley by downing Big Walnut at Arlin Field by a final score of 28-7. The Tygers trailed at the end of the first half 7-6, but scored 22 unanswered points to put away the Golden Eagles. Mansfield Senior quarterback Jalen Reese helped to lead the second half comeback by throwing for 193 yards and two touchdowns to Mitch Nixon and Robert Jones. Mansfield's Malon Samuel led the all rushers with 87 yards on 13 carries scoring one touchdown. Jaleel Taylor rushed for 18 yards on three carries scoring once. For Big Walnut, Christian Johnson led the Eagles in rushing with 49 yards on 19 carries scoring Big Walnut's only touchdown in the first half. Passing wise, Jordan Wall threw for 76 yards on 9 of 19 with one interception. The Tygers outgained Big Walnut 361 to 169 in total yards gaining 168 on the ground. Mansfield will travel to Lima Senior next Friday.

   
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