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BMS Tigers Capture Panhandle Middle School Championship

The Blountstown Middle School football team defeated Chipley Roulhac Middle School 36-8 Tuesday night to capture the second annual Panhandle Middle School Football Championship in Chipley. The Tigers kicked off to Roulhac and were finally able to hold them on downs at the BMS 20. After a 10 yard penalty Javakiel Brigham took in a pass from Hunter Jordan and 86 yards later crossed the goal line for the first score of the night. Brigham added the 2 point conversion to make the score 8-0 BMS. With just under a minute to go in the half Brigham caught a 20 yard pass from Jordan to make the score 16-0. A late pass by Roulhac was intercepted by Tripp Taylor to end any threat the Titans could offer in the first half. Shon Peterson took the opening kickoff in the second half to the Tiger 45 yard line to set up a 55 yard run by Brigham for another touchdown. Brigham again added the 2 point conversion to make the score 24-0. On the ensuing kickoff the Titans fumbled the ball and Brett Bozeman was quick to recover for the Tigers. With about 6 minutes to go in the 3rd quarter Brigham scored his fourth touchdown of the night to make the score 30-0. With just under three minutes to go in the game Anthony Jones broke loose for a 45 yard run and was caught at the 3 yard line. On the following play Jones scored the final Tiger points of the night to make the score BMS 36 Roulhac 0. The Titans added a late touchdown with 17 seconds remaining to make the final score BMS 36 Roulhac 8. The Tigers had a great season and look forward to defending their Panhandle Conference Championship title. With 20 eighth graders on this years team there will be plenty of new faces the on next years edition.

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