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Cardinals hot, other area teams cooled off by Jackson schools

By Thomas Sellers Jr.

Brighton quarterback Brady Stewart threw for more than 300 yards Friday night against Hardin County in the Cardinals’ win.

A big night for Jackson Christian School’s Louis Hodges made for a long night for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels. JCS won the game at home Friday night 42-20 behind two early scores from Hodges. He finished the night with 178 yards on the ground.

TRA had success late in the contest outscoring JCS 20-7 starting with a Logan Stewart 30 yard TD catch from Austin Chambers. The final two scores of the night came courtesy of an Ethan Kaiser INT for a touchdown and Whit Whitaker 3-yard run.

In District 13-3A action in Hardin County, the visiting Brighton Cardinals were victorious 42-17 over the Tigers.

Brighton used a big first and third quarters to keep the Tigers in the rearview mirror. Cardinal senior speedster Antonio Dickerson got Brighton on the scoreboard first with two first quarter touchdowns of 34 and 9 yards.

His teammate Colton Childress made the score 21-0 when he caught a 40 pass from Brady Stewart. Hardin County rallied for 10 points before the half.

In the third quarter Brighton increased its lead with Dickerson crossing the goal line once again and his teammate Artez Harris snatching down a 19-yard TD pass from Stewart.

Cardinal Thaddeus Currie scored the final TD for his team from 38 yards out. Dickerson finished the night with 122 yards rushing. Stewart threw for 323 yards to improve the Cardinals to 5-3 on the season.

In other action, the Munford Cougars traveled to Jackson North Side losing 54-14.

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