"Penalties hurt Tigers against Schulenberg; Ganado up Friday" by: Mike Reddell

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Tiger quarterback Blake Garcia, pictured in an earlier game, had a team-high 185 yards rushing against Schulenberg.

   Tidehaven has the chance to move up the District 14-3A-2 playoff ladder when it hosts Ganado Friday night.
   The Tigers (2-2, 3-5) are fourth in the district rankings behind the third-place Ganado Indians (3-1, 6-2).
   A fourth place finish in district qualifies as the final playoff berth 
   Tidehaven is coming off a close, 22-19 loss to the district’s second-place team, Schulenburg, in a game the Tigers led going into the fourth quarter.
   Ganado defeated Van Vleck last week in a 35-8 contest.
   “This week, we play one of the hottest teams in 3A in Ganado,” said Tiger Head Coach David Lucio. 
   “They are very good on both sides of the ball.” 
   Against Schulenburg, Tidehaven had 341 total yards, including 290 yards rushing and 51 yards passing.
   Schulenberg had 265 total yards – 181 yards on the ground and 84 yards in the air.
   Tiger quarterback Blake Garcia had a team-high 185 yards and two TDs rushing on 21 carries, while running back Jose Martinez had 80 yards rushing and a touchdown on 13 carries.
   Garcia also was 2-10 for 51 yards passing.

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