Plesant Grove Hawks Soar to Area Championship win

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FRISCO, TEXAS-The Pleasant Grove Hawks soared to a 55-21 area championship win over the Caddo Mills Foxes at the Star in Frisco Saturday night.

Pleasant Grove exploded to a 7-0 lead on the first play from scrimmage when junior running back Jaylen Boardly popped off a 75-yard touch down run. Boardley followed his blockers to daylight. Once he was in the open field, Boardley turned on the afterburners and scored.

Boardley was the player of the game

Boardley finished the game with 15 carries for 153 yards and a touchdown.

Boardley also returned a kickoff 99-yards for a touchdown. Boardley earned player of he game honors from 94-1-FM ESPN, radio home for Hawks football.

“I wouldn’t be able to score if I didn’t have great blocking, so shout out to all my blockers,” Jaylen Boardley said.

94.1 FM ESPN’s Player of the game is sponsored by Rogers Trophy on Texas Boulevard in Texarkana, Tx.

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Pleasant Grove’s junior quarterback Ahkhari engineered the offense to perfection. Johnson completed 7-of-12 pass attempts for 95 yards and NO interceptions. Johnson looked cooler than the other side of the pillow.  Johnson also rushed 10 times for 98 yards and and 2 touchdowns.

Hawks fullback Jayden “Hollywood” Stewart had 8 carries for 59 yards.

Pleasant Grove defensive back Torion Phillips punctuated the Hawks win with a pick 6 with seconds remaining in the game.

The Hawks have now won 7 area championships in a row. The steak of area championship wins is something Hawks head coach, Josh Gibson and his team are excited about.

“I’m fired up; It’s exiting,” Josh Gibson, Pleasant Grove head coach said. “It’s a blessing for our kids getting to spend extra time together.”

Pleasant Grove will play Aubrey in the regional semi-finals Friday November 25th at Paris Wildcat Stadium, 2 p.m. Paris needed overtime to win their area championship 43-41 over Center. The Hawks will be the visitors.

Pleasant Grove’s football games are all carried live on 94.1 FM ESPN-Texarkana. They can also be listened to on line at and on the Radio Streaming Now APP.