Grundy traveled to Bledsoe County last Thursday and suffered their first defeat since 2013. The Warriors jumped out to an early 22-6 first quarter lead and the Junior Jackets battled to come back.
Brayden Sanders rand for two touchdowns in the game and passed for two more. Evan Nunley caught one of the TD passes and Nathan Coffelt caught the other. Coffelt added a two point conversion.
Brayden Sanders led the Junior Jacket offense completing 7 of 11 passes for 186 yards, running 5 times for 22 yards and returning 2 kickoffs for 41 yards. Nathan Coffelt had 3 receptions for 94 yards, and 5 rushes for 18 yards. Evan Nunley rushed for 29 yards on 6 carries and had 2 receptions for 67 yards. Jaden Ruehling rand twice for 25 yards and two kickoff returns for seven yards.
Sanders also led the defense with 13 stops. Elijah Scott notched 11 tackles. Nicky Johnson followed with 10. Evan Nunley made nine tackles. Cole Johnson and Nathan Coffelt made seven tackles each. Jaden Ruehling and Jordan Hackworth notched five stops each. Gavin McDaniel had four tackles. Mason Cranfield and Peyton Nunley made two tackles each and Dakota Stiefel had one.
The Junior Jackets play at Dunlap Thursday night at 6:00. Get out and support the Junior Jackets this week!