MCDONALD OH- Jackson-Milton Football team beat McDonald Friday night by a score of 20-7. This is the first time a Jackson-Milton team has been victorious over the Blue Devils since 2006, when they beat McDonald in a 4 overtime game.
The Jays played great defense all night and nearly had their 5th shutout of the season before a McDonald score late in the 4th quarter. Leading the Jays offensively was Qb Alex Schivai who completed 13 of 22 passes for 192 yards and 2 passing touchdowns. Junior Aiden Stanke led the Jays in rushing yards with 105 on 11 carries. Leading the Jays in receiving yards was Sr. Gavin White with 4 receptions for 82 yards including a receiving touchdown. Also scoring touchdowns were Sophomore Keegan White (rushing touchdown) and Stanke (receiving touchdown).
Defensively the Jays were led by Sr. LB Ezekiel Brock with 9 tackles 3 tackles for loss and 1 quarterback sack. Keegan White and Sr. Owen McDevitt followed with 7 tackles of their own. Brody Pugh recovered the games only fumble. Sam Conn was 2/3 on extra points and punter Gerald Ihrig pinned the Blue Devils inside the 10 on a punt in the fourth quarter.
Jacks0n-Milton finishes the regular season with a record of 7-3 and will continue their season next Friday night as they have qualified for the Division IV playoffs.
*Contributed By Nathan Brode at jacksonmiltonathletics.org