Cougars claw to take 30-20 win against Jay

It was a game of two halves. Jay took an 8-0 lead into the lockerroom at the half against Escambia Academy and led 20-15 after three quarters before the Cougars outscored the Royals 15-0 in the fourth to claim the 30-20 victory.

"We were up 20-15 going into the fourth and were down 23-20 and driving with under 3 minutes to play," said Jay head coach Melvin Kersey.

Kersey said the Royals reached the 8-yard line before being flagged for holding and later fumbled to kill the scoring threat.

"We had our opportunities, but didn't make the plays when we needed to," Kersey said. "They have a good foo...

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