Turning upfield. Hayden Fennell tries to run after being thrown a pass in the fourth quarter Thursday.
Following his blocker. Michael Hesson follows Carson Ray (33) through a hole during the seventh grade game.
The Booneville Jr. High Bearcats saw a four game losing streak end at the hands of Dover 22-6 Thursday night at Jack Berry Stadium.
The Pirates got 117 yards and a touchdown from John Srutka and another 92 yards and a score from Seth Cheak and the Bearcats (5-3) were flagged eight times.
Two of the penalties wiped out completions and two other gifted first downs to the Pirates.
The Bearcat touchdown came on a 32-yard run by Noah Gregory that got the Bearcats to within 8-6 at the 1:05 mark of the opening quarter.
Dover led 16-6 at the half after Srutka went 74 yards for a touchdown and put the game out of reach on 1-yard sneak by Cheak.
Seventh Grade Bearcats 30 Dover 8
Three Marcus Nichols touchdowns and a 70-yard Carson Ray run on the first play of the game led the Bearcats (7-0) to a 30-0 halftime lead.
Nichols ran 6 yards for a touchdown, returned an interception 36 yards for a score and caught a 42 yard touchdown pass.
Carson Ray scored on a 70-yard run.