The JV football Firebirds beat Bunn 34-20. Southern jumped out to a 14-0 lead with 5:52 remaining in the first half. Those two first half TD’s were created by the arm of Brock Alford, hands of Zyshone Pearce, and legs of Mitchell Jones. Leo Jones added a 2-point conversion. Bunn promptly responded to the ‘Birds second score at the 3:53 mark of the 2nd quarter to make it a 14-6 game.
After a scoreless third quarter, fireworks went off in the fourth as 34 total points were scored. Nathaniel Palacios broke the scoring drought with a touchdown run followed by a 2-point conversion with 9:25 left in regulation. Zyshone Pearce’s late game punt return and rushing TD’s secured the win for the Firebirds as the defense was able to put a halt to the Wildcats comeback effort. The ‘Birds outpaced Bunn in the fourth quarter track meet, 20-14 to notch the 34-20 victory and to improve to 5-0 on the season.