MINEOLA -- After losing its first game of the season a week ago, Gladewater got back on track by defeating Mineola, 53-21 on Friday.

The Bears improved to 6-1 and 2-1 in District 8-3A Division I. Mineola fell to 3-2 and 0-2.

Gladewater has a bye week upcoming while the Yellowjackets will face White Oak at 7:30 p.m. Friday in White Oak.