Hamilton Aggies

Football kicks off this week for area schools

Blake Vaughn (left) and Ty Kerr run drills during an open practice under the lights for the Hamilton Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Football season officially kicks off this week, and the Journal Record is ready to cover all of the action!
Football teams across the county have been practicing all summer with the goal of becoming state champions this season.

Every week, we will feature football games from all over the county in our sports section where you will be able to read stories from the games and view our young players from each school in action.


Hamilton claims victory of St. John Paul II in blow-out fashion

The Hamilton Aggies blew out St. John Paul II 10-4 on Friday, April 22.
Hamilton fired up the offense in the first inning. Eli Jackson hit a solo homer.
Hamilton scored four runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Joseph Aycock and an error on a ball put in play by Jackson.
Jackson was credited with the victory for Hamilton. Jackson surrendered four runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out four.
El Shelton took the loss for St. John Paul II. The bulldog allowed nine hits and ten runs over five innings, striking out six.