Football Wins Thriller in Milford

On Friday Oct. 21 the Fairbury Jeffs played their last regular season game of the year when they traveled to Milford to take on the Milford/Dorchester Eagles. The Jeffs had already clinched a spot in the state playoffs.

After the first quarter the score was tied at 7-7. In the second quarter the teams exchanged scores but Fairbury took the lead after Milford missed a PAT, which made the score 14-13 going into halftime. The Jeffs scored a touchdown early in the third quarter to make the score 21-13.

A late rally by the Eagles tied the score at 21-21. The Jeffs made a last minute drive which set up a 27 yard Justin Peterson ’17 field goal. The final score was 24-21. The Jeffs take on the Omaha Boystown Cowboys in Omaha on Oct. 28 at 7 pm.