The Fighting Owl’s Varsity Football team moved to 1-0 with a thrilling victory 28-21 over Southwest. The Joshua Owls Running game rolled behind a dominant performance by the offensive line. Running Backs Justis Chaney and Mitchell Minton helped gash the Raider defense for 352 yards and 28 points. The swarming Owl defense held the explosive Southwest offense to under 100 yards total offense. The game was tied 7-7 at the half as the Owl defense helped overcome 5 lost fumbles. Joshua outscored Southwest 21-7 in the 3rd quarter and held on for the victory. The running game was also led by Brayden Glen (64 yards), Justin Emberton (51 yards), and Joey Rambolt with 60 yards rushing. The Owl Defense held Southwest to -11 yards rushing.
The Fighting Owls play at Nolan Catholic next Friday at 7:30 pm.