Jackson Jim Hill rallies past Natchez

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 9, 1999

Natchez High jumped ahead of Jackson Jim Hill 12-0 at halftime, but the Tigers battled back in the second half for a 21-18 win in Jackson Friday.

The first Bulldog touchdown came on a 35-yard pass from Donald Butler to Edwin Skipper.

The conversion failed.

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Natchez added to its lead as Cordell William went in from one yard out. The conversion failed once again.

The final Natchez score came on a 10-yard keeper by Butler, with the conversion failed.

Natchez drove the ball from its own 25-yard line to the Tiger 30, but a penalty set the Bulldogs back and the game ended.

Natchez had four turnovers on the night, while Jim Hill turned it over three times.

Natchez is now 1-6 on the year and 0-3 in Region 3-5A. Jim Hill is 4-3 and 2-1 in region play.

Natchez visits Wayne County next Friday.