Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Grand Junction’s Jack Parsons slips a tackle by Gateway’s Kevin Traylor and heads for the end zone Friday night during the Tigers’ 42-12 rout of Gateway at Stocker Stadium.

Win ... and wait

Tigers rout Gateway, await playoff fate

Grand Junction High School took care of business on the football field, and now comes the waiting game.
The Tigers took advantage of some sloppy play Friday night by Gateway to get a 42-12 South Metro Conference win at Stocker Stadium.
But the victory over winless Gateway (0-9, 0-5 SMC) doesn’t guarantee the Tigers a Class 5A playoff spot, even though they came into the game ranked 31st in the Colorado High School Activities Association wild card points.

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