Tenaha defeats Timpson to win District title

Tigers face Colmesneil; Timpson plays Hull-Daisettaer in playoffs

The Tenaha Tigers wrapped up the 2A-Div. II District 11 football title with a 40-6 victory over the host Timpson Bears.

Both teams entered the game with 4-0 distict records. After Tenaha (10-0), Timpson was second (8-2) followed by Grapeland (3-2) and Mt. Enterprise (2-3).

No. 1-ranked Tenaha hasn’t lost a district game since Oct. 31, 2008 against Mt. Enterprise.

Tenaha now faces Tenaha Colmesneil at 7 p.m. Thursday at Shelbyville High School.

Timpson plays Hull-Daisetta at 7 p.m. Thursday at Diboll

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In Friday's game, Tenaha led 14-0 at the half after scoring runs by C.J. Horn (50 yards) and Trai Gardner (66 yards).

The Tigers blew the game open with three scores in the third quarter.

Horn hit Gardner for 15-yard touchdown. On the ensuing kickoff, Antawon Harris recovered a Timpson fumble and ran it in about 20 yards for a score to put Tenah up 27-0.

Onterio Thompson broke loose on a 58-yard run for the quarter's third score and 33-0 lead. 

Jordan Osby got TImpson on the board with an 8-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Thompson added a 9-yard run for Tenaha's final score.  

Scoring Summary:

First Quarter

TEN: CJ Horn 50-yard run. PAT good. 7-0

Second Quarter

TEN: Trai Gardner 66-yard run. PAT good. 14-0.

Third quarter

TEN: Horn 15-yard pass Trae Garnder. PAT good. 21-0

TEN: Antawon Harris fumble recovery. PAT no good. 27-0

TEN: Onterio Thompson 58-yard run. PAT no good. 33-0

Fourth quarter

TIM: Jordan Osby 8-yard run. PAT no good. 33-6

TEN: Onterio Thompson 9-yard run. PAT good. 40-6

Here is what we know about the 2A-Div II Region 3 football playoffs:

Tenaha (W11) vs. Colmesneil (F12) 7 p.m. at Shelbyville High School.

Timpson (R11) vs. Hukk-Daisetta (T12) 7 p.m. Thursday at Diboll

Grapeland (T11) vs. Evadale (R12)

Mt. Enterprise (F11) vs. Iola (W12)

FINAL

2A-Div. I District 11 standings

Team/District/Overall

Tenaha 5-0, 10-0

Timpson 4-1, 8-2

Grapeland 3-2, 6-4

Mt. Enterprise 2-3, 2-8

Overton 1-4, 1-9

Wortham 0-5, 4-6

This week’s games

Tenaha 40, Timpson 6

Grapeland 35, Mt. Enterprise 0

Overton 54, Wortham 26

2017 Tenaha Tigers

(5-0, 10-0)

Sept. 1 W vs. Joaquin 23-22

Sept. 8 W @ Kerens 28-9

Sept. 15 W Gateway Chtr. 53-0

Sept. 22 W vs. Clarksville 62-6

Sept. 29 BYE

Oct. 6 W @ West Sabine 65-0

Oct. 14 W vs. KIPP NE 66-6

Oct. 20 W vs. Wortham* 69-8

Oct. 27 W @Grapeland* 49-0

Nov. 3 W vs. Overton* 59-6

Nov. 10 W @Timpson* 40-8

2017 Timpson Bears 

(4-1, 8-2)

Sept. 1 W vs. W. Sabine 48-6

Sept. 8 L @ Price Carlisle 30-6

Sept. 15 W vs. Malakoff Cross Roads 28-6**

Sept. 22 W @ Hawkins 38-14

Sept. 29 W @ Lovelady 20-14

Oct. 6 BYE

Oct. 13 W @ Wortham* 36-6.

Oct. 20 W vs. Grapeland* 44-20.

Oct. 27 W @ Overton* 52-16.

Nov. 3 W @  Mt. Enterprise* 49-6

Nov. 10 L vs. Tenaha* 40-6

*District game 

** Homecoming