Tough defense Jonesboro senior defenders Andrew Wheeless (11) and Wade Foot (24) corral a Nueces Canyon back during Friday’s bidistrict clash in Fredericksburg. Jonesboro earned a spot in the area round with May Friday oov nin Dublin. Photo by Mark Goodson
Long run Jonesboro’s Sean Hernandez breaks open for a scoring run. He had three touchdowns -- one by run and two throwing. The win over Nueces Canyon sets up Friday showdown with the May Tigers. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. at Dublin High School. Photo by Mark Goodson
Jonesboro executes to perfection
Jonesboro opened the six-man playoffs with its best execution of the season Friday in a 54-8 bi-district win over the Nueces Canyon Panthers at Billie Stadium in Fredericksburg.
Jonesboro (10-1) scored 32 points in the first quarter and dominated from the outset to notch a mercy-rule win in a game called at halftime.
The Eagles earn a date with the 10-1 May Tigers this week. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. at Dublin High School.
“They (May) are really good,’’ Jonesboro coach Eddie Gallegos said.
The Tigers have a stout defense. The Tigers have an impressive five shutouts. Among May’s notable wins are: 48-0 over Nueces Canyon, 60-56 over Knox City, 70-14 over Bryson, 74-28 over Blum and 57-0 over Newcastle. May’s lone loss was a 44-40 setback to Sterling City.
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