Gilmer wins, Canton beats Grace Community
Tyler (KETK) — Gilmer came to Tyler for the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic Thursday night.
The Buckeyes didn't waste any time.
Gilmer scored on the second snap of the season.
Blake Lynch raced 54 yards for a touchdown on the second play from scrimmage.
Gilmer went on to beat Liberty-Eylau, 55-16.
Lynch scored touchdowns the first three times he touched the football.
Grace Community played Canton at All Saints in the Tyler Classic.
Grace All-Stater Johnny Spritzer scored an early touchdown for the Cougars.
Canton came back to win this season opener, 49-28.
Chandler Eiland had a hand in six touchdowns for Canton. He threw for two scores and he ran for four more.
Eiland finished with 393 total yards.
Zach Tatman ended up with 200 yards total for Grace Community.