MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio (WKBN) – Samuel Conn hit a game-winning field goal as time expired and Cayden Mitchell added two touchdowns as Jackson-Milton overcame a halftime deficit to defeat previous unbeaten Mineral Ridge Friday night, 23-20.
The Blue Jays now move to 4-0 on the season, and get an important victory in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference – Scarlet Tier.
Ian Erb scored three touchdowns in a losing effort for the Rams.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Blue Jays got on the board first with a Mitchell touchdown run.
Erb then answered with two touchdown runs of his own, to give the Rams a 13-7 lead going into the locker room.
Aiden Stanke’s touchdown late in the third quarter brought the lead back to the Blue Jays, 14-13.
Mitchell’s second touchdown of the game extended the Blue Jays lead, 20-13 heading into the fourth quarter.
Erb found the endzone for the third time in the game, tying the game at 20-20 before Conn’s winning kick as the clock struck zero.
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