Friday, September 23, 2016
Jesuit High School
Saint Augustine High School
St. Aug came from behind to defeat cross-town rival Jesuit 27-23. Down 17-7 at halftime, the Purple Knights came out in the second half hitting on all cylinders. The Purple Knights showed passion, persistence, and pride in their all-around team victory.
The Knights defense held Jesuit to just six points on two field goals in the second half, while the offense hit it’s grove. QB Justice McCoy hit WR Josh White for a long touchdown pass to tie the score 20-20. Jesuit responded with at 29-yard field goal to take the lead 23-20. The Knights then embarked on what would be the game-winning drive capped by a touchdown run by QB Justice McCoy.
The Purple Knights are back in action Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Tad Gormley Stadium against Gentilly rival Brother Martin.