UNION COUNTY — Last night, the Union County Yellow Jackets played a close, competitive game against the Chapman Panthers.
The Yellow Jackets were on the road in Inman for a special Thursday night game against the Panthers. Both teams went into the game with 0-3 records for region play, with a win being crucial for any hope of playoffs.
The entire first half of the game was a defensive showdown, with neither team getting points on the board. Then, at the beginning of the third quarter, Chapman QB Malik Gray scored a 57-yard touchdown to take a 7-0 lead over Union County.
During the next drive, Union County QB Shi Smith connected with a touchdown pass to Demarcus Brown. Union County did not get the extra point, making it a one-point game with a score of 7-6.
At press time for this edition of The Union Daily Times, the score was 7-6 in the 3rd quarter. Look for the final score on www.uniondailytimes.com and on our Facebook page.