Macon Hosts Lathrop in First Round

The eighth-ranked Macon Tigers open the playoffs with a Class 2 District 8 quarterfinal at home against Lathrop. Macon is the third seed in the district. Coach Van Vanatta says the district draw was tough.

Lathrop went 2-7 in the regular season, 1-6 in the KCI Conference. The Mules have passed for 750 yards so far, and run for 747. Coach John Unrein (UN-rhine) says that split is mostly by design.


Unrein says they’re excited to face an unfamiliar opponent, but know if will be tough challenge.

Vanatta says any success for Macon will have to start with quarterback MyKel Linear.

J.B. Connoley will have the call on Glory 97.3, with the pregame at 6:25, and kickoff at 7.