Reporter Staff Report

Meridian jumped out to a 29-0 first-half lead and held off Glen Rose 35-18 in JV football last week.

The Tigers were led offensively by Martin Garcia with 36 yards rushing, 30 receiving and a touchdown. Another TD was scored by Billy Perez who ran for 20 yards and had three receiving yards.

Austin Gibson passed for 33 yards and ran for 18, while Ernesto Salinas ran for 22 yards and Ryan Lamb rushed for 21.

Lamb and Ryan Blair each had a sack defensively, while Jeremy Cates led the team with five tackles and a fumble recovery. Salinas and Shane Strealy each made four stops while Marcial Navarrete and Zach Point both added three.