The Boonville Pirates JV football team just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to the Blair Oaks Falcons.
After dropping the varsity game last Friday 31-0, the Pirates JV team fell as well Monday night at Gene Reagan field by losing to the Falcons 30-19.
The loss dropped Boonville to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in the Tri-County Conference.
Boonville Pirates JV coach Seth Brimer said this was the most complete game the team hasplayed physically this season.
“We had a few mistakes alignment wise that made the difference in the game,” Brimer said. “Defensively, we set the tone upfront with five sacks. Offensively, Jamesian McKee had a great game. We can’t wait to get to practice this week and correct our errors and get back to grinding.”
Although the Falcons wound up winning by 11, the Pirates were right there with Blair Oaks at the half tied at 6-all. Boonville even led at one point in the third quarter 19-13 before giving up a touchdown late in the third and one again in the fourth to suffer the loss.
Of course the Pirates had plenty of highlights in the ballgame as freshman quarterback Jamesian McKee completed 7 of 15 passes for 229 yards and three touchdowns. Receiver Darieus Jones also had three catches for 102 yards and two scores while DaWan Lomax three catches for 78 yards and one touchdown.
As for rushing yards, Blair Oaks held Boonville pretty much in check all night while allowing only 41 yards total. Sophomore Andrew Wiser had 11 carries for 47 yards to lead the Pirates.
On the defensive side of the ball for Boonville, Tyson Franklin led all tacklers with six solo stops and three assisted tackles for a total of nine.
Harper Stock, Wiser and Gauge Offineer each had six total tackles while Spencer Steakley and Nash McKenzie added five tackles total, Marquies Coleman, Jones, Mason Arnette and Hunter Pethan each with three tackles and James Dorman and Peyton Hahn with two tackles apiece.
McKenzie also had four tackles for losses and four sacks while Arnette added two tackles for losses and one sack and Steakley and Stock each with one tackle for a loss.
Junior Sarah Miller was 1 for 3 on extra point attempts for the Pirates.
Boonville’s JV will play next on Monday, Sept. 17th at California starting at 5 p.m.