The Spartans get a first-round 26-16 victory over
The TJ football boys will move on to the second round of the 5A state playoffs after their 26-16 win over the Panthers from Boulder on Saturday night at All City Stadium. Big plays by TJ led to points, after some mistakes gave
After recovering an onside kick on the first play of the game,
The Panthers took the lead again after a one yard run put them up 10-7 early in the second quarter. Things were looking grim when the next kickoff was fumbled and recovered by
In the second half, TJ’s two scores came on a 49 yard run by Fitzgerald and a 36 yard carry from fullback Ryan Allen.
Next week the Spartans will take on the Angels of East at All City Field. TJ blew out East earlier in the season, and they hope to continue their unbeaten streak against the athletic Angels to move into the third round of the playoffs.