GREENVILLE – Tra Fluellen scored three touchdowns, including a kickoff return, and the Gilmer Buckeyes knocked off previously unbeaten Sunnyvale, 38-24, in their Class 4A Division II bi-district playoff Friday night.

Gilmer (5-6) will face Fairfield (9-2) in the area round at 2 p.m. next Friday at Athens’ Bruce Field.

Fluellen returned the game’s opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown, and hauled in scoring receptions of 72 and 80 yards.

Bran Webb added two touchdown runs for Gilmer.

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