Hornets sting Lions 34-6 to end season

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Jett Jackson of Harrisburg readies to throw a pass during game action this past Friday night at Lion Field in Manila. (Photo/Monica Moore)

Harrisburg (4-6, 2-5) spoiled senior night for Manila as the Hornets handed the Lions a 34-6 defeat this past Friday night at Lion Field.

Harrisburg quarterback Jett Jackson fired three touchdown passes while running back Tayeshaun Warren added two rushing touchdowns to catapult the Hornets to the victory.

Manila got on the board first, driving 80 yards, capped off by quarterback Layne Simsí 16-yard touchdown strike to tight end Dalton Slaughter. Sims drove the Lions down the field, going six for six for 75 yards through the air as Manila took a 6-0 lead at the 1:21 mark of the opening quarter. Slaughter caught four of Simsí throws for 60 yards on the drive.

Harrisburg answered with 9:21 left in the second quarter when Jackson found Jared Lindsey for an 11-yard touchdown pass. The point after gave the Hornets a 7-6 edge.

Harrisburg extended its lead to 13-6 when Jackson hooked up with Rob Heeb on a 12-yard touchdown pass with 3:55 left in the half.

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