Big Second Half Gives Jefferson City Victory Over Moberly

The Jefferson City Jays used a strong ground game and a punishing defense to defeat the Moberly Spartans 34-7 Friday night. The Spartans had a chance to go in front early in the second quarter but the Jays recovered a fumble by Gage St. Clair at one yard line. The Jeff City offense then marched 99 yards to open the scoring.

Brad Boyer with the call on KWIX Radio and The score remained that way until the third quarter when the Jeff City defense setup the offense with two short fields. Quarterback Jacob Wilson finished both drives with one yard touchdown runs to make it 20-0. The Jays added another score before the Spartans got on the scoreboard late in the fourth quarter.

Colin Schowe with the call on Gabe Flood’s first touchdown catch of the season. Wilson added a 47 yard touchdown run for the Jays to finish the scoring. Moberly coach Cody McDowell said mistakes in the redzone were costly.

Moberly’s offense was limited to 207 yards of offense. The Jays ran for 329 yards on the Spartans. McDowell said the defensive effort was there all night.

The Spartans conclude the regular season with a 7-2 record and will host Macon next week in the opening round of district play.

Moberly coach Cody McDowell