Eagles defense holds in state semifinal

The Brentwood Eagles jumped to a 19-7 lead in its Class 2 state semifinal game against Centralia, in Centralia on Saturday and never trailed. It was a nail-biter at the end though, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Central forced a punt an Eagles punt with minutes to play with the score 27-20. quarterback Skylar Sappington booted a perfectly-placed punt on the Centralia 1-yard line. A Brentwood interception ended Centralia’s hopes.

Sappington, completed 12 of 17 passes for 102 yards. Justice Harris carried 20 times for 150 yards. Kaylon Jenkins had 17 carries for 102 yards. Brentwood faces last year’s Class 2 state champs, Lamar, at Brentwood on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. in the state semifinal.

Jake Schnierow (@JSchnierow) reported the game on Twitter for .

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