Macon Knocks Out Lathrop

The Macon Tigers jumped out to a 35-0 lead by half and rolled to a 35-8 win over Lathrop Friday night at Hugh Dunn Field. Mykel Linear threw the first of his three touchdown passes late in the first quarter.

J.B. Connoley with the call on Glory 97.3 and Coach Van Vanatta…

Linear completed 10 of 16 passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns, including two to Boston Douglas. Mickey Martie had two rushing touchdowns for the Tigers.

Vanatta was proud of how his team took control early.

Eighth-ranked Macon is now 9-1, and visits 5th-ranked and 9-1 Richmond next Friday.

Find our postgame interview with Van Vanatta with this story at

Macon Coach Van Vanatta: