Chester Earns First Win Over Sparta

Noah Wetzel


Noah Wetzel

Chester beat Sparta for its first win of the season.

Evan Bland, Sting Reporter

The Chester Yellow Jackets got their first win of the year at W.O. Smith Field, beating the Sparta Bulldogs 32-0.

Chester’s defense was locked in against Sparta, intercepting the quarterback 3 times and sacking him 3 times. Shane Bicket led the team in tackles with a total of 9. He also led the team in ttackles for loss with 3. The defense gave up 0 points in the shutout win.

On the other side of the ball, Zain Al-Jassim had a solid all-around game with 156 passing yards and 43 rushing yards. Most of Zain’s passes were to Devante Palacio, who had 8 receptions for 126 yards. Koby Jany led the team in rushing yards with 9 carries for 60 yards and 1 touchdown. Will Schuwerk followed right behind Koby with 11 carries for 53 yards and 3 touchdowns.

This phenomenal play led to a 32-0 Yellow Jackets win.

Chester travels to Wesclin for a conference game Friday. The Yellow Jackets will play their next game at home on Friday, September 30, against Carlyle, which will also be the Homecoming Game.