JH Football · Jr. High comes up short at Shelbyville

The 7th grade and 8th grade football teams combined their forces to take on the Shelbyville Dragons. Avery Yarbrough got the night started with a 55 yard touchdown run, and with a 2 point conversion the Bulldogs went up 8-0. Colton Carroll added another rushing touchdown in the first half to bring the score to 16-0 Bulldogs. With a few minutes to go in the second quarter, with the Dragons threatening to score, Brycen Davidson made a huge intercept on the goal line. But after a scoop and score by the Dragons the two teams went into half time with a score of 16-8 Bulldogs. Shelbyville came out in the second half with some big plays to claim the lead. With the Bulldogs trailing going into the 4th the Bulldog defense played big making some key stops, and the offense battled back marching down the field. But the Bulldogs couldn’t capitalize late and fell short in a hard fought game. Final score of the game came to 26-16.

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Avery Yarbrough rushes past the Dragon defense