Brookhaven Academy blows out Union Christian Academy 35-12

Published 12:18 am Saturday, October 14, 2017

Brookhaven Academy swarmed Union Christian Academy Friday, 35-12.

The camouflage uniforms Brookhaven Academy wore made it tough for Union Academy defenders to tackle Cougar running backs Friday night.

BA jumped out to a 35-0 lead on Armed Forces Appreciation Night going into halftime on three rushing touchdowns from two seniors: Tanner Waldrop and Logan Murray, and one from freshman Luke Johnston.

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Josh Warren, of Union Academy, returned a kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown to end the first half. The Lions also added a touchdown as the clock expired.

A running-clock second half flew by and the Cougars improved to 7-2, with a final score of 35-12.

The Cougars have a big home game next week against Amite School Center. If they win, they will make the playoffs for the first time since 2012.