BLUEJACKET - Bluejacket finished its season on a winning note thanks to a 48-24 romp over Bokoshe here Friday night.
The Chieftains won two of their last three games to finish with a 4-6 record. They were 3-5 in the district, good for seventh place.
“Our seniors really stepped up and played well tonight,” Bluejacket head coach Ronnie Simmons said. “If we don't have 11 penalties, the game is never close.”
The Chieftains led only 16-6 at intermission but took charge in the third quarter on a 3-yard run by Brody Langley and a 3-yard run by Aaron Mulleneaux. Mulleneaux also ran the conversion.
Justin Fulton scored twice in the fourth quarter on runs of 55 and 11 yards and Cameron Manners added a 4-yard run late in the game.
The Chieftains' first two touchdowns came in the second quarter. Manners hit Craig Root with a 67-yard TD pass and Fulton exploded on a 52-yard run.
Manners and Root teamed up on the conversion following both scores.
Fulton had 287 yards on 21 carries, running his season total to 1,801 yards with 24 touchdowns.
Langley added 50 yards on 12 carries and Mulleneaux added 46 yards and on 11 attempts.
Manners completed 2 of 3 passes for 70 yards and a TD and Fulton completed 1 of 2 passes for 12 yards. Root was the Chieftains' leading receiver with two catches for 70 yards. Colby Manners had one catch for 12 yards.
Mulleneaux led the Chieftain defense with 12 tackles. Clayton Hurst, Colby Manners and Langley each posted 11 tackles and Fulton, Anthony Cantu and Cameron Manners all had eight tackles.