TATUM -- Pleasant Grove made the most of the first half against Tatum on Friday night, escaping with a 21-7 win in a Class 4A Division II bi-district matchup.

Both teams posted went scoreless in the second half, but the Hawks did enough in the first two quarters to move on to the area round of the playoffs, where they will face Aubrey at a time and site to be determined.

TJ Cole rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries to lead Pleasant Grove (11-0). His 2-yard score gave the Hawks a 21-0 lead with 8:38 left in the first half and was Pleasant Grove's last score of the game.

Obadiah Jones hit Jamaurie Wilson for a 43-yard touchdown just over two minutes later to cut Pleasant Grove's lead to 21-7, but that would be the last score of the game for both teams.

Ben Harmon connected with Xavier Benson for a 33-yard touchdown and Chauncey Martin ran for a 27-yard score for Pleasant Grove's 14 first-quarter points.


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