JCHS Blue Devils Outlast The Panthers

The (1-0) Jackson County Blue Devils played the (0-1) Sale Creek Panthers, in the Blue Devils’ first home game of the season and senior night. With the remains of what was Hurricane Laura expected to move into the area Friday night, the game was moved to Thursday night.

The Jackson County Blue Devils won the coin toss and deferred to the second half, Sale Creek received the ball and on their first play fumbled the ball, which was recovered by Jackson County on their own 32 yard line. A couple of big runs by Wid Robbins resulted in a touchdown. The extra point was no good, the score was 6 to 0, Blue Devils. Then Sale Creek received the ball, and the Blue Devils’ defense did their job and forced a forth down, which Sale Creek converted, resulting in a touchdown a couple of plays later. The two point conversion was good, the score was 6 to 8, Panthers. Sale Creek tried an onside kick to catch the Blue Devils by surprise, and it worked. They recovered the ball on the 48 yard line of Jackson County. The first quarter would end with the score of 8 to 6 Sale Creek.

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