Sunday, October 17, 2021

Marcus, Guyer advance in playoffs

Both Marcus and Guyer prevailed in Friday night’s first-round football playoff action.

Marcus knocks off Fossil Ridge

Marcus made a statement on Friday with a 57-14 win over Keller Fossil Ridge at Marauder Stadium in the 6A Division II bi-district round of the playoffs.

Contributions from Nate Hopkins (204 yards, 3 TDs), C. J. Respass and Andrew Parish with rushing TD’s helped to seal the win.

Marcus (10-1) will face the Mansfield Tigers (9-2) on Friday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletics Complex.

Marcus beat Mansfield 27-17 in a regular season game on Aug. 28.

Big comeback propels Guyer over Hebron

The Wildcats opened their eighth consecutive postseason run with a comeback win against Hebron at Apogee Stadium in Denton.

Guyer got its ground game in order in the 4th quarter after trailing Hebron 26-13 with 1:40 left in the 3rd quarter.

A Brandon Daniel interception at the end of the game sealed the 41-26 win.

Shawn Robinson was back in full force with 247 yards on 14 carries. Guyer finished the night with 607 total yards.

Guyer (8-3) will face Southlake Carroll (9-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Allen.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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