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City Followup: Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove 21, Pittsburg 14 by Brian Tyl | October 11, 2021 at 10:00 p.m.

LAST WEEK: The Hawks defeated Pittsburg, 21-14, at Hawk Stadium in a District 8-4A, Div. II game.

THIS WEEK: Pleasant Grove (2-4, 1-0) plays at North Lamar (1-5, 0-1) in District 8-4A competition.

OFFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Jaylen Boardley rushed 13 times for 50 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Boardley also caught two passes for 43 yards and a score. Jarret Halter connected on 5 of 10 passes for 108 yards and a TD. Jojo Bailey caught two passes for 49 yards. Cade Martin hit a clutch, 58-yard punt to pin the Pirates deep in their own territory with seconds left in the game to help seal the win.

DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS: Victor Shaw made 12 tackles, including one for a loss, and had a quarterback pressure, while teammate BJ Rayfield made 13 tackles. Colin Manning had an interception, Joseph Bailey caused a fumble and Reese Elrod recovered a fumble. Jonah Bates and Kaden McFadded each had eight tackles.

COACH JOSH GIBSON COMMENTS: "The defense played lights out. Our defense just keeps playing better and better.

"Cade (Martin) is an unbelievable punter and he is a great athlete. He hit a home run this past year in baseball. He can play center, tight end, defensive line and can punt. Cade can throw a football too. What he does in our kicking game in flipping the field is huge. He is a weapon."

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