By Anthony Gorges
The Junction City Blue Jays defeated the Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles on Friday night at Blue Jay Stadium by a score of 41-7.
The Blue Jays were excellent on both sides of the ball, forcing three turnovers in the first quarter, including two interceptions by sophomore Lovell Autry. The offense capitalized on all three turnovers, turning each one into touchdowns. They added another score late in the first half and Junction City led 27-0 at halftime.
The second half was very run heavy for the Blue Jays, and they led 41-0 for most of the second half. Bishop Carroll scored a late touchdown to get on the scoreboard.
It was a big night offensively for quarterback Brock Bazan and running back MC Taylor. For Bazan, he had three passing touchdowns, and for Taylor, he had three rushing touchdowns. In the last two games combined, Junction City has outscored their opponents 68-9.
Junction City head football coach Randall Zimmerman was pleased with his teams performance tonight. "I'm incredibly proud of the advancements our kids have made since week one," Zimmerman said. "We know we have a long ways to go yet, but I'm proud of where we are."
Junction City will host Washburn Rural next Friday night at Blue Jay Stadium on homecoming night.