JJ McClain defeats Leland 12 to 0
October 23, 2011By DL Canada of J.J. McClain High School
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On 10/21/2011 The Mustangs of JJ McClain were able to solidify a 2011 playoff spot by defeating the Leland Cubs by the score of 12 to 0. Both teams were fought through the injury bug to scrap up a few players to complete the contest. It was a mistake filled game throughout by each team from start to finish. The Mustangs turned the ball over 5 times with Alexander throwing 4 interceptions and one fumble along with Sr. Fullback #34 Randy Dixon who had an early first quarter fumble. The Cubs turned the ball over just 3 times but were not able to turn any of its offensive efforts into points on the score board. 2 juniors in the stable really showed up to lift the mustangs over the cubs which were #26 Wr/DB Tyrun Lemon who caught a 7 yard pass from Alexander for the first score of the contest. After both teams showed off some defensive might #7 Verdel Alexender took the ball in from 55 yards out weaving in and out of defenders for the mustangs 2nd and final score of the contest. The Defense was led by Jr. DL #33 Timothy Stewart who after shaking off a near halftime injury accumulated 14 tackles, 2 qb hurries, 1 sack, 1 caused and 1 fumble recovery. The Mustangs record now comes to 7-3 on the season and 3-1 in the division. This divisional win guarantee’s the mustangs a position in the 2011 Ms State Playoffs. The Mustangs will play their last regular season game on Thursday night game 10/27/2011 at Ruleville.