NORTH JACKSON, OH (WYTV) – The Blue Jays are 3-0 for the first time in 17 years following their 18-14 win over Windham.
Jackson-Milton trailed at the half, 8-0, to Windham. However, a wild fourth quarter, saw three lead changes with the Blue Jays’ quarterback Mike Assion scoring twice including the game-winning touchdown with 4:34 remaining.
The game saw a total of 9 fumbles lost. The Bombers turned the ball over 6 times (all on fumbles). Windham was penalized 85 yards and were only able to manage 232 yards of total offense. The Bombers signal caller Dillon Blewitt was 5 of 7 passing (18 yards) and led the team with 63 rushing yards on 24 totes.
Jackson-Milton was led by Assion, who threw for 79 yards on 10 of 21. Assion also ran the ball 15 times for 89 yards (2 TDs). The team’s leading rusher Joey Burnside ran the football 19 times for 72 stripes including a 30-yarder.
W – Park, 6-yard TD catch from Dillon Blewitt (Blewitt run), W 8-0
J – Adam Smith, 26-yard fumble recovery for TD (pass failed), W 8-6
J – Mike Assion, 6-yard TD run (kick failed), J 12-8
W – Dillon Blewitt, 16-yard TD run (pass failed), W 14-12
J – Mike Assion, 10-yard TD run (run failed), J 18-14
In week four, the Jays will look to take unbeaten when the travel to Springfield. The Bombers will attempt to earn their first win of the season next week when they take on Southington.