Mirror Photos / Mary Laschinger Kirby
THE GILMER BUCKEYES celebrated a lot during their 52-0 bi-district win over Mineola Thursday night at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium in Tyler. Here Tanner Barr (10) congratulates Desmond Pollard (8) for catching a touchdown pass he threw. Next photo, John McPherson (30) is mobbed after he returned a fumble for a touchdown by Charles Williams (4), Josh Walker (20), Dakota Williamson (99) and Harrison Foster (40). Gilmer is now 10-1 and advances to the Area round of the playoffs on Thursday night in Longview against Pittsburg.
The Buckeyes (10-1) now move to the Area round of the Class 3A Division II playoffs after their victory Thursday night in Tyler. Their next opponent in the Area round will be the Pittsburg Pirates (5-6), who won 54-49 over the Wills Point Tigers Friday night in Bullard.
The Area playoff game will kick off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the new Pine Tree Pirate Stadium
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