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Gateway loses to Tatum, 28-20

A Gateway player is tackled by a Tatum defender during their 8-man state championship game Saturday in Tatum. (David Rocha Photo)

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The Gateway Warriors lost to Tatum by a score of 28-20 on Saturday in the 8-Man championship game, played in Tatum. The Warriors fell behind early, and were trailing 14-6 at halftime. In the third quarter they pulled to within two points, 14-12, but Tatum scored again near the end of the third to make it 21-12. The Warriors would score again in the fourth and convert a two-point conversion attempt, making it 21-20 in favor of Tatum, but those would be Gateway’s final points of the contest and Tatum would find the end zone once more later in the quarter for the 28-20 final.