Warriors soar past Jets


Preston Graham (10) launches a pass down field. -Laurie Knowles

Preston Graham (10) launches a pass down field. -Laurie Knowles

The Lighthouse Warriors took on the Banks Academy Jets Oct. 28 in their final game of the season winning by a score of 41-36.

The game was a back and forth shootout with the Warriors ultimately coming out on top.

Offensively, Preston Graham went 11-for-16 for 210 yards and three touchdowns as well as running nine times for 71 yards. Jackson Smith ran 22 times for 121 yards and a touchdown. Josiah Mitchell caught five passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns. Brooks Foy caught four passes for 54 yards and a touchdown.

Defensively, Isaac Aycock had 11 tackles; Smith had nine tackles; Mitchell had 10 tackles; Kristopher Aycock had eight tackles; and Jonny Hirsh had nine tackles.

The Warriors end their season 7-3 putting together a remarkable season full of success.

The Warriors had three players nominated for the 2019 All-Conference First Team for the Alabama Christian Sports Conference: Liam McDonald at defensive end, Isaac Aycock for special teams, and Josiah Mitchell at defensive back. Jackson Smith was also nominated for the Doug Harrison Christian Character Award.