After a convincing opening week win against Bellmont, the Jets lost to a talented Eastside team last Friday. The Blazers got out to a 14-0 lead with two touchdowns by receiver Aaron Dean. The Jets sustained drives throughout the half, but could not put any points on the board.
After halftime, the Jets put together a couple of defensive stops and a touchdown run by Jalen Hammond to cut the lead to 14-7. The Blazers answered to go up 21-7 and never looked back. Eventually, Eastside scored one last touchdown towards the end of the game to put the final at 28-7.
Stat Leaders for the Jets:
Parker Bates: 73 yards passing
Drew Schultz: 73 yards rushing
Logan Macklin: 46 yards rushing, 4 receptions for 19 yards
Chase Peterson: 3 receptions for 37 yards
Chandler Schumm: 5.5 tackles
Tyler Lafontaine: 5 tackles and 1.5 Tackles for loss
The Jets next game is the home opener against Lapel High School.