Eagles clip Bulldogs for quaterfinal win

Jonesboro advances to semifinals against Union Hill on Friday in Springtown

The Jonesboro Eagles’ defense stepped up big in Friday’s quarter-final game against Zephyr, stopping two fourthquarter Bulldog drives to preserve a 46-44 win, improving their record to 13-0.

The win leaves the Eagles as one of four teams remaining to vie for the 1A-Division 1 title, but they will need to get past Gilmer Union Hill Friday in order to earn a spot in the finale to be played Dec 14 at AT&T Stadium.

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