The Eagles Fall to Jesuit


Losing streak remains entact after varsity’s 56-34 loss to Jesuit. Talon photo by Ali Nosrat

By Caeden Sargent

Richardson (0-5) fell to Jesuit (1-4) 56-34 in a bottom of the district showdown.

The Eagles started off hot by recovering a turnover on the opening kickoff and scoring in the first five minutes of the game. But Jesuit scored immediately as the Eagle defense was ineffective in both the passing and rushing game. Jesuit then scoried 14 unanswered points.

The Eagles flipped the script in the second quarterh. The Eagles defense stood strong and with the offense on fire as they went on to score 21 points to the 7 points by Jesuit. The score at the half was 28-28.

Jesuit scored 14 points in the third quarter, then another 14 in the fourth quarter and the Eagles were only able to scrape by with one more touchdown in the second half ending the game with a loss 56-34.

The Eagles offense was able to produce 289 all purpose yards. The running game added 59 yards with 2 rushing touchdowns by seniors Nick Smith and Zackery Jackson.

Junior Logan Sawyer had 230 passing yards and 3 touchdowns to junior receivers Stone Carter and Jordan Wander.

The Eagles defense came up with a total 55 tackles led by junior Thomas Savage with 16 tackles and two fumbles recoveries, senior Miles Donihoo and sophomore Marcus Johnson.

Richardson is now 0-5 heading into next week’s game against W.T White (0-5).