Mineola Blasts Pottsboro For Third Straight Regional Crown
ROYSE CITY -- Jeremiah Crawford and Chantz Perkins each ran for three touchdowns to lead Mineola past Pottsboro, 46-3, in their Class 3A Division I, Region II championship game Friday night at Royse City ISD Stadium.
Mineola (12-2) advanced to the state semifinals for the third consecutive season and will face Wall (11-3), a 28-17 upset winner over defending champion Brock, at 7:30 p.m. Friday from Waco ISD Stadium.
Pottsboro (11-3) took a 3-0 lead in the second quarter, but the Yellowjackets reeled off three touchdowns before the break for a 20-3 lead at halftime. Mineola scored once in the third quarter, and put an exclamation point on the win with a 20-point fourth.
Crawford scored on runs covering 6, 28, and 28 yards, while Perkins' touchdowns runs came from 2, 9 and 3 yards.
Curtis Landon added an interception return for a touchdown on defense for Mineola.