After a heartbreaking week zero loss to North Lamar, the Commerce Tigers hit the reset button for the home opener, squeaking past the Quinlan Ford Panthers in overtime, 35-28.
Commerce earned some sizeable gains with multiple 80-plus-yard touchdown passes.
The Tiger defense helped to seal victory, recovering a fumble on the Panthers' first OT possession. The Tigers quickly scored on the first play of their first OT drive.
The 1-1 Tigers travel to Bonham next week to face the Purple Warriors. Kickoff at 7:30pm, and the game broadcast is on 88.9 KETR.