Wesson Cobras get bit bad 47-7

Published 12:02 am Saturday, October 28, 2017

A 25-yard fumble return touchdown by Jason Edwards would stake the Wesson Cobras (4-7) to an early 7-0 lead over the Jefferson Davis County Jaguars (10-1) on Friday night. The Jaguars, one of the top 3A teams in the state, would respond with seven unanswered scores on their way to a 47-7 win in Bassfield.

Jefferson County led 20-7 at halftime.

A move up to 3A a few seasons ago was a challenge for the Cobras that the school’s athletic teams have slowly become acclimated to. A move out of their old region this season with area foes like Jefferson County and Franklin County and into a region with 3A powers such as Jefferson Davis and Seminary further amped up the competition for the gridiron Cobras.

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Wesson head coach Jeremy Loy is not one to back down from a fight and expects his team to begin training for next season on Monday.

“We’ll miss our eight seniors. They left a legacy of hard work and handling themselves with class,” said Loy.