WHITE HALL — Watson Chapel’s Jonathan Harris intercepted a pass at the end of the game to seal a 22-14 victory over conference rival White Hall Thursday night at Bulldog Stadium.
Chapel rallied from a 7-0 halftime deficit and took its final lead of the game when Ja’Kobi Jackson scored on a jet sweep from 65 yards out.
Watson Chapel (7-0, 6-0 River City Conference) head coach Jared Dutton said the game was “a defensive battle for both sides” as the Wildcats were held to just 132 yards of total offense. White Hall had 180 yards of offense.
White Hall took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Lance Smith scored from 2 yards out. The play was set up by a 54-yard run by Chase Bryan.
In the third quarter, Bryan scored White Hall’s second touchdown from 6 yards out. Myles Jolly made both extra points for the Bulldogs (4-3, 3-3).
Watson Chapel took an 8-7 lead with 2:53 left in the third quarter when Simeon Blair returned a punt 50 yards for a touchdown. Davion White converted the two-point conversion for the Wildcats.
Following the touchdown by White Hall, White scored from 25 yards out and Blair converted the two-point conversion to give Chapel a 16-14 lead in the fourth quarter.
Dutton said he was proud of his defense, especially in the second half.
White Hall will travel to Pulaski Academy and Watson Chapel will go to Sheridan next Thursday.
Jack Robey 30, Texarkana 8
At Jordan Stadium, Taylor Pugh scored two touchdowns — both in the first half — and Jack Robey (4-3) defeated Texarkana 30-8 Thursday night at Jordan Stadium.
In the second half, Cameron Harris recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and the two-point conversion by quarterback Isiah Washington was good.
Devonte Brock also scored a touchdown.
With two games remaining in the season, Jack Robey will face El Dorado next week and finish the year with Little Rock McClellan.
Arkansas Christian 56, Ridgway Christian 0
At Ridgway, Baker Rodgers had three catches for 62 yards to lead the Eagles in a losing effort. They finished 4-2 on the season.