Apple Springs defeat Yellowjackets to clinch District title, 44-39


The Apple Springs Eagles defeated the Chester Yellowjackets last Friday 44-39. The game was a classic back and forth struggle for both teams that finally ended with the Eagles running out the clock to seal the victory.

Adrien Lee began the night for the Eagles with a 51 yard kick return for a touchdown. Lee would add one more score before the night was over. The Eagles other running back, Lane Spring would also find the end zone for Apple Springs. Quarterback Daulton Coleman ran for one touchdown and teamed up three times with wide receiver Justin Owens for touchdown passes.

The Eagle defense also had a night of highlights. The Eagles took the ball away from the Yellowjackets on five different occasions. Adrien Lee had two interceptions on the night while Dylan Conner had one. Lane Spring and Justin Owens both had fumble recoveries.

The Eagles will try to secure a piece of the district runner-up honors this Friday as they host the Leveretts Chapel Lions at 7:30 p.m.