Briefly: Jackson football team picks up first win of season

Saturday, September 10, 2011

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- The Jackson offense finally gained some positive yards and the Indians' defense made three of fourth-down stands in the fourth quarter Friday night.

The Indians awakened just in time to pull out the 14-7 road win.

The offense, which was held to zero yards on 18 plays in the first half, managed a pair of second-half touchdowns.

Lowgn Wren hooked up with Stephen Dunn from 5 yards out to even the score late in the third quarter.

North County decided to go for it on fourth-and-1 from its own 41. The Indians threw running back Matt Rion for a 3-yard loss on the play.

Colten Proffer broke free three plays later for a 26-yard touchdown to give the Indians the lead.

Jackson's defense stopped the Raiders two more times on fourth down to seal the victory.

Scoring Summary

Jackson 0 0 7 7 -- 14

North County 0 7 0 0 -- 7

Second Quarter

NC -- Kaleb Warden 9 pass from Wyatt Compton (Justin Ruby kick), 9:51

Third Quarter

J -- Stephen Dunn 5 pass from Lowgn Wren (Adam Brown kick), 1:50

Fourth Quarter

J -- Colten Proffer 26 run (Brown kick), 11:02

Team Statistics

First downs (Jackson-North County) 7 17

Rushes-yards 32-86 58-203

Passing yards 8 99

Passes 7-9-0 11-23-1

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 5-43 5-39

Individual Statistics

RUSHING -- Jackson, Lowgn Wren 18-26, Garrett Miller 5-19, Nick Cooper 1-3, No. 37 1-2, Colten Proffer 6-37, Team 1-(-1). North County, Matt Rion 29-121, Wyatt Compton 27-75, Ryan Gibson 2-7.

PASSING -- Jackson, Lowgn Wren 7-9-8-0. North County, Wyatt Compton 11-23-99-1.

RECEIVING -- Jackson, Brannon Wright 2-4, Garrett Miller 1-6, Nick Cooper 1-(-4), Taylor Henson 1-(-3), Stephen Dunn 1-5. North County, Trevor Mason 2-23, Isaiah Smith 4-31, Kaleb Warden 2-24, Matt Rion 1-5, Jayden Odle 2-16.

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