Jackson breaks into open

Maury running back Shajai Jackson breaks into the open as Jacob Robertson (55) looks for someone to block. Closing in for the tackle is Jefferson’s Omarian Mills. – STEVEN LLOYD | THE STANDARD BANNER

DANDRIDGE - Maury scored two second-half touchdowns to break a 14-14 halftime tie, earning a 28-14 win over Jefferson Middle Tuesday night to complete an undefeated season.

As they have all season, the Hornets (8-0) relied on their ground game and standout running back Shajai Jackson, who scored all four Maury touchdowns. MMS had 272 yards of total offense – all on the ground – along with 14 first downs.

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