Hickman tops Jays, 14-9


Jefferson City’s Malik Burnley (left) tackles Hickman running back Deven Larry on Friday at Adkins Field. Linebacker Hayden Strobel lends a hand.

Jefferson City’s Malik Burnley (left) tackles Hickman running back Deven Larry on Friday at Adkins Field. Linebacker Hayden Strobel lends a hand. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

If there is any consolation for Jefferson City, Friday night’s loss to Hickman at Adkins Stadium won’t keep the Jays out of the postseason this year.

But it’s only a small consolation.

Hickman took a 14-9 lead midway through the fourth quarter on a 32-yard touchdown pass from Mason Murray to Roderick Beasley. Hickman then forced a pair of Jefferson City turnovers in the final three minutes to stun Jefferson City for a second straight season.

The Kewpies (6-0, No. 9 in Class 6) got the best of the Jays yet again.

The second-ranked Jays fell to 5-1.

“It was really frustrating,” Jefferson City head coach Ted LePage said. “We thought ....

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