Yellow Jackets lose wet and wild game
By: Chris Rasmussen
Sports Editor - Union Daily Times
Chapman upset Union County Friday night 13-11 in a sloppy game
marked by rain, fumbles and more fumbles.
The Yellow Jackets, who were at the top of the 3-AAA region, now fall to second place.
Union County got the first break of the game recovering a fumble on the kickoff at the Chapman 30-yard line. but as the rain continued to pour down at Chapman High School, both teams struggled to keep a handle on the ball.
Quarterback Nick Monroe put together a nice drive for the Jackets marching down to the Chapman 2-yard line, however the ball slipped out of his hands and Chapman recovered on their own two-yard line.
The first score of the game came when Desmond Floyd tackled the Panthers' quarterback in the endzone for a safety, to lead 2-0.
Michael Mebane scored next for the Jackets on a 51-yard touchdown run in the middle of the second quarter to lead Chapman 9-0.
On the Jackets next possession, Mebane fumbled the ball allowing Chapman to run the ball in. Union County blocked the extra point, bringing the score to 9-6.
Following another Yellow Jacket turnover, Chapman scored on a 19-yard touchdown run to take the 13-9 lead with 7:22 left to play. The Jackets came back with a safety, bringing the score to 13-11, but ran out of time.
Union County, who had 192-yard total offense, turned the ball over 11 times during game. Chapman had four turnovers with 52-yards total offense.
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