The 7th-grade football teams from Jacksonville Middle School carved out wins over Lindale this week in what was the teams' debut in the Historic Tomato Bowl.
The 7th “A” team walloped Lindale, as SirMondrick Gray set the tone by racing 65 yards to the end zone on Jacksonville's first play from scrimmage.
Reginald Sirls, Michael Taylor and Khai Canady added touchdowns for the Braves.
Khai Canady picked off an Eagle pass and returned it for six points
The JMS 7th “B” squad shutout Lindale, 14-0.
Jayden Polk and Dearrick Sessions scored touchdowns for the Braves.
On the defensive side Dakota Smith tackled an Eagle in the end zone for a safety.
Jordan Dorsey also had an outstanding night on defense for JMS, according to the team's coaches.
JMS 8th grade football
The Braves' 8th grade units were in Lindale this week, where they lost a couple of close games.
The “A” team fell 7-6 and the “B” team dropped a 12-0 decision.
In the “A” game JMS had three touchdowns called back by penalties.
The Braves' lone score came early in the game when Jayden Boyd reeled off a 60-yard touchdown scamper.
Both of the 8th grade teams will be at home on Tuesday, hosting Tyler Twin Lakes.