Jonesboro trounces Bobcats in area

Win sets up rematch Friday with district foe Zephyr in quarterfinals

The Jonesboro Eagles, led by a six touchdown performance from sophomore Ethan Lilljedahl, proved to be up to the test, as they trounced the Newcastle Bobcats Friday, 72-34, advancing to the quarterfinal round of the state 1A-Division 1 playoffs.

The win over Newcastle sets up Jonesboro (12-0) to face district rival Zephyr (9-2), who knocked off May, 68-44, Friday to earn a re-match with the Eagles.

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