BUFFALO — Mikechell Potts amassed 215 total yards and four touchdowns as Arp steamed past Crawford 53-28 in a Class 2A Division II area playoff Friday at Buffalo Bison Stadium.
The Tigers (9-2) will play either Deweyville or Elysian Fields in the regional round next week. The Pirates ended their season 10-2.
Potts ran nine times for 140 yards and two scores and caught three passes for 75 yards and two more scores. He caught a 54-yard pass from Chase Bonner three minutes in to open the scoring then hauled in a 20-yard pass with 3 seconds left in the first half to send Arp into halftime ahead 26-14.
Potts’ touchdown runs came from 44 and 79 yards 33 seconds apart midway through the third quarter.
Marcalas Johnson added 135 yards and a score rushing for Arp, which outscored Crawford 40-14 in the second and third quarters.
Michael Roberson ran in three touchdowns and a pair of two-point conversions for the Tigers.
Class 2A Division II Area Playoff
Arp 53, Crawford 28
At Buffalo Bison Stadium
Arp 6 20 20 7 — 53
Crawford 7 7 7 7 — 28
ARP—Mikechell Potts 54 pass from Chase Bonner (kick blocked), 9:08.
CRA—Colton Adamick 15 pass from Colten Claxton (Matt Brown kick), 3:30.
CRA—Braden Murphy 3 run (Brown kick), 8:46.
ARP—Marcalas Johnson 32 run (run fail), 6:56.
ARP—Michael Roberson 39 run (pass fail), 2:30.
ARP—Potts 20 pass from Bonner (Roberson run), 0:03.
ARP—Potts 44 run (Roberson run), 7:50.
ARP—Potts 79 run (pass fail), 7:17.
CRA—Hunter Fritscher 4 run (Brown kick), 2:57.
ARP—Roberson 4 run (run fail), 1:53.
ARP—Roberson 7 run (Mykel Frost kick), 7:16.
CRA—Murphy 12 run (Brown kick), 5:00.