Football: Zama caps perfect season by running away from Perry

Zama's Brenden Jackson gets an escort around left end. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
Zama's Brenden Jackson gets an escort around left end. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Football: Zama caps perfect season by running away from Perry

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – Scott Bolin said he’d waited for Brenden Jackson to reach the ninth grade so he could go out for Zama’s football team. On Friday, the coach’s patience was more than rewarded.

The freshman running back/wide receiver ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score, and the Trojans scored 47 unanswered points after falling behind by a touchdown to capture the Far East Division II title with a 47-13 romp over Matthew C. Perry.

“He’s a kid we’ve been wanting and waiting to develop,” Bolin said after getting the customary water-bucket shower after the game. “He’s nothing but a football player, he works hard, always wants more and always has a smile when he does.”

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