By JOSH FRYE
J.U. Blacksher High’s Bulldogs are still in search of their first win of the season after being defeated by Monroe County, 26-22, last Thursday, September 3.
Blacksher standout, K.D. Rabb returned to action this week, scoring three touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough.
Rabb drew first blood, scoring on a 1-yard run, and Quarterback Lathon Owens fired a pass to Deon Hill for a successful two-point conversion to put the Bulldogs on top, 8-0.
MCHS answered back at the start of the second quarter with a 2-yard touchdown, but missed an extra-point attempt and trailed, 8-6.
With just over two minutes to play in the half, Rabb ran 1-yard for a touchdown, extending the JUB lead to 14-6.
The Tigers managed to even the scoring at 14-14 with an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown before ending the half.
Rabb kicked off second-half scoring, driving in on a 2-yard run for his third touchdown of the night. A successful two-point conversion extended JUB’s lead to 22-14.
Penalties hurt the Bulldogs in the third quarter, and the Tigers capitalized with a 6-yard touchdown run that closed the scoring gap to 22-20.
MCHS struck again at the start of the fourth quarter with a 65-yard touchdown run and sealed the win, 26-22.
Rabb led the Bulldogs with 181 yards rushing and three touchdowns and also went 5 for 6 passing for 39 yards.
The Bulldogs will travel to play St. Luke’s Episcopal this Friday, September 11.