Jonesboro outlasts Eden, 46-36

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jonesboro outlasts Eden, 46-36

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jonesboro outlasts Eden, 46-36

Eagles keep rolling through six-man playoffs to reach Sweet 16 quarterfi nal matchup

The Jonesboro Eagles scored 24 points in the third quarter and held off the Eden Bulldogs to advance in the six-man playoffs.

Jonesboro coach Eddie Gallegos and his team earned a berth in the state quarterfinals with a 46-36 victory over Eden.

The Eagles (11-1) played Nueces Canyon in the state quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Fredericksburg High School.

The Eagles had plenty of heroes in the win over Eden on a cold night in Zephyr.

With two minutes left in the game, Sean Hernandez iced the game when he caused a fumble and recovered it in the end zone. Jonesboro was able to keep the pass-happy Bulldogs out of the end zone for the entire fourth quarter.

 

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