Jackets Playing Benton Friday

Lose Opener At Du Quoin


Abby Hicks

Senior athletes, cheerleaders and dance team members were recognized at the Gatorade Game football scrimmage Aug. 19.

Evan Bland, Sting Reporter

The Chester Yellow Jackets were very excited for their first game of the year but sadly they came out with a 26-0 loss at Du Quoin.
Quarterback Zain Al-Jassim passed for 9 yards, and Will Schuwerk ran for 39 yards. Kolton Jany rushed for 19 yards.
The offense struggled,but the defense thrived. Trenton Eggemeyer had 5 total tackles, including 2 tackles for a loss and 1 sack. Gage Hopkins had 4 tackles, including one for a loss, and Koby Jany had 3 tackles and 3 assisted tackles.
Chester hosts Benton Friday in its home opener. Benton is also 0-1.