The Commerce Tigers in their seventh game of the season traveled to the metro Atlanta area to play Providence Christian, a first year team in region 8-A and came out a victor in the contest by a score of 49-10.
Commerce jumped out to an early 21-0 first quarter lead before cruising to a halftime advantage of 42-7.
The initial first quarter score for the Tigers came on a 14-yard run by fullback Will Thomas culminating a short 65 yard march.
This touchdown was followed by a 35-yard quarterback keeper run for a touchdown by Caleb Brooks and another touchdown scamper by Thomas of eight yards which ended a 3-play, 97-yard venture to pay dirt of a 21-0 Commerce lead after the close of the opening period.
The Tigers also put up 21 more points in the second stanza.
Halfback Grant Mayberry scampered for a 44-yard touchdown for the first score in the second period.
Cole Chancey added two more touchdowns in the period on a 56-yard scrimmage run and a 22-yard pass reception from Brooks which occurred on the last play before halftime to give the Tigers a 42-7 lead at intermission.
The Tiger second unit put up one touchdown in the fourth period, when fullback Knox Allen scored from two yards out.
Andres Salgado kicked all seven extra points for a final score of 49-10 in the Commerce win over Providence Christian.
Commerce now has a season record of (5-2-0).
The Tigers’ homecoming game with Towns County is Friday, October 24th.