Atmore varsity tops TRM 16-7 in jamboree; EA blows out Snook

Published 10:27 pm Friday, August 24, 2018

Escambia County’s Jordaun Patterson and Malik Brown were responsible for one touchdown each to help lead the Blue Devils to a 16-7 victory over T.R. Miller in the varsity half of a jamboree game tonight.

Trailing 7-0 in the first quarter, Brown returned a kick off more than 80 yards to the house with 5:05 left in the first quarter.

T.R. Miller’s Jalen Walker scored the Tigers’ only touchdown of the game from the 1 with 5:28 left in the opening quarter.

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The defense for Escambia County stepped up big on the Tigers’ first possession of the second quarter.

With that momentum, Patterson found JaBryce Hooks for a 12-yard touchdown pass with 5:17 left in the second. Patterson’s 2-point conversion attempt to Lue Williams gave Atmore the 9-point advantage.

The Blue Devils didn’t let up on defense, applying pressure on T.R. Miller’s quarterback, forcing a punt.

In other varsity action, Escambia Academy beat Snook Christian 63-0 to open its regular season.

The Cougars (1-0) visit Tuscaloosa Academy next week.