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Indians hand Sikeston seventh and eighth grade football losses

Friday, October 5, 2012

Sikeston eighth grade quarterback, Phayzun Fobbs, follows his blockers and gains yardage against Jackson Thursday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Jackson won the game, 26-14.
(Photo by Chris Pobst, Staff)

SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs seventh and eighth grade football teams were both dealt losses by the Jackson Indians Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.

The seventh grade lost 22-8 after letting an early lead slip away after the first quarter.

Sikeston held an 8-6 lead going into the second quarter.

Matthew Perry broke free for a 79-yard touchdown run that was capped by a 2-point conversion run by Fred Thatch to give Sikeston a two-point lead. Jackson, however, scored 16 unanswered points to win the first game of the night.

The Sikeston eighth grade trailed 20-8 at halftime and never recovered, falling 26-14.

Sikeston quarterback Phayzun Fobbs scurried into the end zone on a keeper run for 62 yards in the second quarter. Kamari Balton scored the 2-point conversion.

Sikeston scored their second touchdown through the air when Camden Sapp connected with Balton for a 43-yard pass.