Bears, Mustangs play in jamboree

Published 9:35 pm Thursday, August 23, 2012

Billingsley's Jaytarius Steele scores a touchdown against Dallas County in a jamboree game Thursday night.

Billingsley hosted the Isabella and Dallas County football teams in a three-game preseason jamboree Thursday night.

The Billingsley Bears faced the Dallas County Hornets first and settled for a tie, 14-14, after two regulation quarters of play.

After a Hornet touchdown, the Bears put 7 points on the board and maintained the lead, adding another touchdown in the second quarter.

But in the final seconds of the game, Dallas County managed another touchdown and extra point, tying the score.

Billingsley’s Rashaud Caver had five carries for 50 yards, and Terrance Nolen had 10 carries for 73 yards.

On offense, Thomas Nichols was one-for-three, for 30 yards. Tyler McLean was one-for-five, for 3 yards, with a touchdown.

Denzel Callens was one-for-30, and Jaytarius Steele was one-for-three, with a touchdown.

On defense, Steele had two interceptions.

Abram Dudley and DeVon Gorenflo both led with four tackles.

Isabella's Christian Littleton grips the ball as a Dallas County player comes in for a tackle.

Next up were the Isabella Mustangs and the Hornets in Game 2.

The Mustangs scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and led Dallas County 14-6 going into the second.

The final score was 21-6, in favor of Isabella.

The Bears and the Mustangs closed out the night in Game 3.

For Billingsley, Caver had eight carries for 15 yards, Nichols had three carries for 34 yards and Torrey Green had three carries for 17 yards.

McLean was three-for-six for 18 yards with one interception. Green had two catches for 15 yards, and Garrett Price had one catch for 3 yards.

On defense, Matt Prebula led with six tackles and a fumble recovery. Gorenflo added four tackles.

Isabella finished on top with a final score 7-0.

Teams will play their first games of the regular season next week.