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JFL Week 2: Staunton takes three of four over North Mac, Carlinville and Southwestern split

Enquirer Democrat Reporter

Staunton beat North Mac three out of four, while Carlinville and Southwestern settled for splits during week two of the Junior Football League season.

Staunton’s fifth graders grinded out a 28-22 victory, then the seventh and eighth graders came out firing following the jamboree. The seventh grade avenged a 32-0 sixth grade shutout loss with a 34-0 shutout triumph of their own. The eighth graders then sealed the series victory via a 36-6 bashing of the Panthers.

After getting swept in the fifth and sixth grade jamboree, Carlinville shook rust off 28-14 (fifth) and 36-8 (sixth) losses and ended the weekend drawn with Hillsboro. The seventh grade Cavaliers shut down the Toppers, 29-0, and the eighth graders won, 19-6.
Southwestern split with Greenville, as the sixth (20-6) and seventh graders (8-6) celebrated victories. The fifth (14-0) and eighth (36-16) graders suffered defeats at the hands of the Blue Jays.

In other action, Gillespie played three games against Vandalia and got swept, 32-0 (fifth), 48-16 (seventh) and 44-0 (eighth).

Week 2 scoreboard
5th Grade
Vandalia 32, Gillespie 0
Staunton 28, North Mac 22
Greenville 14, Southwestern 0
Hillsboro 28, Carlinville 14
Pana 26, Litchfield 12
6th Grade
North Mac 32, Staunton 0
Southwestern 20, Greenville 6
Hillsboro 36, Carlinville 8
Pana 38, Litchfield 6
7th Grade
Vandalia 48, Gillespie 16
Staunton 34, North Mac 0
Southwestern 8, Greenville 6
Carlinville 29, Hillsboro 0
Litchfield 20, Pana 18
8th Grade
Vandalia 44, Gillespie 0
Staunton 36, North Mac 6
Greenville 36, Southwestern 16
Carlinville 19, Hillsboro 6