GLADEWATER – The Gladewater Bears remained unbeaten on the early season with an impressive 37-20 win over No. 8 Atlanta on Friday night at Jack V. Murphy-Bear Stadium.

Running back Eligia Carter led Gladewater (2-0) with 239 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, while Rashaud Johnson added three rushing TD’s as well.

Atlanta (0-2) quarterback Andrew Samples accounted for all three of the Rabbits scores, tossing a pair of touchdowns and running for the other.

The season resumes for both teams next Friday. Atlanta hosts defending state champion Pleasant Grove, while Gladewater entertains Center.