FB 1: Senior D.J. thomas breaks free for a 55 yard touchdown run in the Tigers Bi-District Playoff loss to Blooming Grove
FB2: Senior D avid Stretcher (#1) carries the ball in the Tiger s playoff game against Blooming Grove
FB 3: Senior Kade Rodie (#66) leads the Tiger defense as they stop a Blooming Grove ball carrier
FB 4: Senior Kirk Weldon (#4) and Senior Austin Hansen (#33) combine to stop a Lion runner in the Tiger s bi-district playoff game
FB 5: Junior Daniel mabbitt (#12) hauls in a 35 yard pass to set up a Tiger touchdown against Blooming Grove
FB 6: Senior Kyle Clark (#5) Sophmore Jacob Bridges (#11), Senior Seth Rogers (#30) and Junior Daniel Mabbitt (#12) take down a Blooming Grove runner on a kickoff return (Mark Stretcher, Sports Writer)
The Jacksboro Tiger football season ended much earlier than hoped when the Blooming Grove Lions kicked a 48-yard field goal with seven seconds left to give them a 38-35 victory over the Tigers.
However, the Tigers demonstrated a great amount of character as they battled back from a first half deficit to almost pull off the victory.
“We had a great start but when we lost the momentum in the first half, we never could get it back,” Coach Brian Hodnett said. “I was very proud of the way we didn’t quit in the 2nd half and battled back to tie the game. Blooming Grove made plays when they had to and found a way to win.”
Read the full article in the Jacksboro Gazette News, Nov.
(Mark Stretcher, Sports Writer)