Tigers Tamed: Elysian Fields takes out Arp, 30-20

Published on Sunday, 2 December 2012 00:20 - Written by Montgomery Brock

CARTHAGE — Trevor Spear accounted for 351 total yards to lead Elysian Fields to a 30-20 upset victory against Arp in the Class 2A Division II regional playoffs Saturday night at Bulldog Stadium.

Spear completed 10 of 19 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns, plus carried the ball 21 times for 114 yards and a score to advance Yellowjackets to the state quarterfinals after falling 43-13 to Arp during the regular season.

Zane Barge had three interceptions to lead the Elysian Fields (10-3) defense, which limited the Tigers to four yards a carry on the ground.

Arp finished the season 9-3.

Elysian Fields 30, Arp 20

At Bulldog Stadium, Carthage

Elysian Fields 6 12 6 6 — 30

Arp                    6 0 0 14 — 20

First Quarter

ARP — Michael Roberson 1 run (kick blocked), 7:03.

EF — Nathan Hall 26 pass from Trevor Spear (kick failed), 3:39.

Second Quarter

EF — Spear 1 run (kick blocked), 1:38

ET — Christian Smith 49 pass from Spear (pass failed), :00

Third Quarter

EF — Colby Simmons 1 run (run failed), 1:25

Fourth Quarter

ARP — Roberson 1 run (kick failed), 9:26.

EF — Hall 60 pass from Spear (run failed), 6:48.

ARP — Roberson 18 pass from Chase Bonner (Roberson pass from Bonner), 2:52

EF ARP

First Downs 15 10

Rushes-Yards 50-200 37-158

Passing Yards 237 65

Comp.-Att.-Int. 10-19-2 7-14-4

Punts-Avg. 4-39.5 2-35.0

Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-2

Penalties-Yards 10-89 3-45

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — Elysian Fields, Trevor Spear 21-114, Tanner Davis 14-51, Lonzo Macon, 4-19, Colby Simmons 5-13, Christian Smith 3-5, T.J. Clark, 2-(-1), Nathan Hall 1-(-1). Arp, Mikechell Potts 14-79, Marcalas Johnson 11-51, Michael Roberson 11-25, Andre Summers 1-3.

PASSING — Elysian Fields, Spear 10-19-2—237. Arp, Chase Bonner 7-12-2—65, Roberson 0-2-2—0.

RECEIVING — Elysian Fields, Christian Smith 3-109, Nathan Hall 3-96, Macon 2-12, Clark 1-20, Davis 1-0. Arp, Roberson 3-17, Jeremy Shelton 1-32, Potts 1-13, Jonathan Guevara 1-6, Johnson 1-(-3).