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Game Preview: Gilmer vs. Graham

By Jimmy Carter, jcarter@news-journal.com
Dec. 13, 2012 at 10:32 a.m.


Class 3A Divison II State semifinals

<strong>Gilmer</strong> (13-1) vs. <strong>Graham</strong> (13-1)

<em>7:30 p.m. Friday, Vernon Newsom Stadium, Mansfield</em>

<strong>Coaches</strong>

<em>Gilmer</em>: Jeff Traylor

<em>Graham</em>: Kenny Davidson

<strong>Last week</strong>: Gilmer 41, Henderson 34; Graham 40, Gatesville 35

Up next: Tonight's winner will face either Navasota or Bellville at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 for the Class 3A Division II state title at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

<strong>Keep an eye on</strong>

<em>Gilmer</em>: QB Tanner Barr, Jr., 6-1, 175 (220 of 361 (60.9 percent), 2,697 yards, 22 TDs, 13 INTs; 115 carries, 795 yards, 4 TDs; 1 receiving TD) … RB Kris Boyd, So. (136 carries, 1,175 yards, 17 TDs; 17 catches, 196 yards, 2 TDs) … RB/WR Chase Tate, So., 5-5, 140 (55 catches, 481 yards, 3 TDs; 37 carries, 251 yards, 1 TD) … WR/S Trey Washington, Sr., 6-1, 170 (30 catches, 332 yards, 2 TDs; 60 tackles, 2 INTs) … RB/LB Josh Walker, Jr., 6-1, 220 (82 carries, 532 yards, 13 TDs; 17 catches, 272 yards, 3 TDs; 115 tackles, 5 sacks, 3 FF, 2 FR; committed to Texas A&M) … DL Xavier Fluellen, Sr., 6-1, 260 (102 tackles, 13 TFL, 4 sacks, 5 FF, 2 FR) … LB John McPhearson, Jr. (92 tackles, 1 FR)

<em>Graham</em>: QB Ben Davis, Jr., 5-11, 175 (233 of 331 (70.4 percent), 3,124 yards, 26 TDs, 9 INTs; 111 carries, 410 yards, 12 TDs) … RB Dillon Gonzales, Jr., 5-9, 160 (208 carries, 1,323 yards, 23 TDs; 42 catches, 542 yards, 5 TDs) … RB Hagen Hughes, So., 5-10, 165 (140 carries, 826 yards, 7 TDs; 23 catches, 173 yards) … WR Bryce Reeves, Jr., 6-1, 175 (67 catches, 995 yards, 9 TDs) … LB Spur Hearne, Jr., 5-10, 180 (124 tackles, 3 sacks) … LB Hunter Walls, Sr., 5-10, 205 (115 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 FF, 1 INT) … DB Hunter Jones, Sr., 5-10, 165 (35 tackles, 5 INTs, 4 PBU, 1 FF, 1 FR)

<strong>Did you know</strong>

Gilmer has won 12 consecutive games since a 42-12 week one loss against Prestonwood Christian. Graham has won 11 consecutive games since a 31-7 loss to Wylie on Sept. 14 … The Buckeyes made three state championship game appearances in Traylor's first 12 years, including two state titles … Gilmer earned its second win over Henderson this season last week by rallying from a 31-14 deficit for a 41-34 win … The Steers have scored at least 40 points in six consecutive games.

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