October 28, 2016
Mentor Defeats Elyria The Mentor Cardinals cruised past the Elyria Pioneers 63-34 in the final regular season game for the season. The Cards end the regular season at 6-4 while awaiting to see if a playoff game is next. The scoring tonight was frequent starting with a Tadas Tatarunas TD toss to Steve Baird for 10 yards. Isaiah Gullick then trotted in the end zone with a 3 yard score followed by another score of 12 yards. Tatarunas then hit Manning Trubisky with a 30 yard TD and then Baird with a 51 yard strike. Just before half, Tatarunas hit Trubisky again but this time for 4 yard TD. 9 total TDs were scored by both teams in the second quarter. The halftime score was 42-34 in favor of the Cards! Mentor scored the final 21 points in the second half with a TD toss by Tatarunas but this time to Derek Kleinhenz for 43 yards. Gullick added 2 additional rushing TDs of 34 and 4 yards to end the scoring. The 6-4 Cardinals now await games tomorrow to see if they receive a playoff invite. Stay tuned and GO CARDS!
October 21, 2016
The Mentor Cardinals traveled to Brunswick and returned home with a 22-16 victory over the Blue Devils. The Cards (5-4) scored early and never lost the lead. In the first quarter, Tadas Tatarunas hit Manning Trubisky for a 3 yard Touchdown. Isaiah Gullick then scored on a 1 yard burst. The final Cardinal score came with Gullick's 2nd TD tonight on a 13 yard score. Tatarunas finished the game going 18 of 35 for 207 yards while Gullick had 20 carries for 98 yards. Steve Baird led all receivers with 7 catches for 90 yards. The Cards compiled 300 total yards compared to the Blue Devils with 216. Join us next week for the final regular season game of the year when the Cards host Elyria at the JTO. The Friday, October 28th game has a 7:00 p.m. kickoff. Let's help the team bring home a final victory keeping our hopes alive for the playoffs. GO CARDS!
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