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Mortimer Jordan 42 – John Carroll Catholic 17. Jordan improves to 5-0 while Cavs move to 0-5

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Birmingham, AL : The seventh ranked Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils head into the second half of the regular season unbeaten for the second consecutive season.  John Carroll enters the final five contests win-less for the second year in a row.

Jordan’s Walker McCleney accounted for two Blue Devil scores, the first coming on a 22 yard Duncan Hodges pass.  Later in the contest McCleney scampered for a 60 yard score on the ground.

Hodges tossed three TD passes, the first for 22 to McCleney followed by a 48 strike to Jacob Dean and a five yard toss to Levi Faucett.  Nick Mann and Spencer Brown each added rushing scores for the Devils from inside the five.

John Carroll’s William Wallace connected on a 20 yard field goal to put the Cavs on the board before the break.  JCHS put points on the board on special teams, offense and defense on the night.  In the fourth Bailey Mara crossed the end zone from nine yards out.  Malik Williams closed out the Cavalier scoring, returning a Blue Devil fumble for 6.

The Mortimer Jordan offense accounted for 432 yards while holding Carroll to 152.

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