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Yellow Jackets Return To Win Column With Lopsided Victory

(Photo by Travis Dockery) Seth Leek, No. 9, follows his blockers into the end zone for a Yellow Jacket touchdown.

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Hayesville Yellow Jackets welcomed New Faith Christian Academy for the inaugural meeting between the teams. Coming off a loss to Pisgah, the Jackets were looking to get back in the win column.

Key Plays of the Game:

First Quarter

New Faith fumbles a snap into the end zone for a safety with a 11:06 in the first quarter.

Seth Leek punches in a 1-yard touchdown with 8:22 left in the first. Isaac Chandler nails the PAT. Hayesville 9 New Faith 0.

New Faith

Jacob Jones goes 22 yards for a touchdown with 4:52 left in the first. Chandler's kick is good. Hayesville 18 New Faith 0.

Tre Graves scampers 19 yards for another Yellow Jacket touchdown. Chandler nailed the PAT. Hayesville leads 25-0 with 43 seconds left in the quarter.

Second Quarter

Taylor McClure muscles his way in for a 2-yard touchdown. Chandler's kick is good. Hayesville leads 32-0 with 10:15 left in the half.

Isaac Chandler nails a 44-yard field goal, unofficial school record, to put Hayesville up 35-0 as time runs out in the second quarter.

Third Quarter

Michael Mauney snares a pass for a 25-yard touchdown with 8:48 left in the quarter. Chandler's kick was good. Hayesville 42 New Faith 0.

Slade Crouch runs for an 11-yard touchdown with 2:30 left in the quarter. Chandler's PAT was good. Hayesville 49 New Faith 0.

Fourth Quarter

Cole Vinning breaks free for a 32 yard Yellow Jacket touchdown with 9 minutes left to play. Chandler's kick was good. Hayesville 56 New Faith 0.

With 1 minute to play, New Faith scored on an 11-yard run. The 2-point conversion was no quarter.

The clock ran out , giving the Yellow Jackets the 56-6 victory. Hayesville will now enjoy a bye week as they prepare to open conference play against Murphy on Sept. 29.

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