Julius Micou, Sr., Sports Correspondent

LINDALE — The Tenaha Tigers advanced to the regional round of the Class 1A Division II playoffs as they cruised past the Frost Polar Bears 63-8 on Friday at Eagle Stadium.

The Tigers (9-1) compiled 465 yards of total offense, forced three turnovers and allowed only eight first downs in the contest.

Running back Chavis Gregory led the Tigers with 153 yards and four TDs on seven carries. He sat out the second half after an impressive outing.

Quarterback J.R. Hill had a nice game as well. He had 160 yards in total offense and two scores (one pass, one rush).

Frost trailed 7-0 at the end of the first quarter but the Tigers exploded in the second quarter with 42 unanswered points and led 49-0 going into intermission.

Tenaha added 14 more points in the second half with scores from Hill, who ran it in from 5 yards out, and Denzelle Williams, who scored on an 18-yard run.

Frost got on board with 5:20 left in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard TD run by Robert Worley. Zach Taylor ran in the two-point conversion.

The Polar Bears concluded their season with a record of 6-6.

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