Friday May 7th, 2021 4:09PM

Morgan holds on to beat Jackson County, 20-17

By AccessWDUN Staff

JEFFERSON — Jackson County led early but couldn't hold on as they fell to Morgan County in a tight Region 8-3A battle, 20-17, at home. 

Jackson County (2-4, 0-2) opened the game with an Aidan Grizzwold field goal. The 3-0 lead stood until the second quarter. 

Morgan scored two touchdowns through the air to go up 13-3 at the half. 

Tyler Wester scored twice in the third quarter to push the Panthers back in front 17-13. 

But a late third quarter from Morgan County would be the game-winner. 

Jackson County racked up 128 yards through the air and 185 yards on the ground. 

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