Freshman OB Lipham helps Northeast defeat Jones

By NEMS Daily Journal

ELLISVILLE – Northeast Community College Matt Lipham quarterback threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 30-21 win against the Jones Bobcats on Saturday.

Lipham a freshman from Slidell, La., comleted 23 of 42 attempts for Northeast (1-1).

The Tigers trailled 14-7 at halftime, but rallied with 20 unanswered points in the third quarter.

Northeast freshman receiver Demarrion Haynes finished with seven catches for 144 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown, while sophomore tailback Jay Jones had 29 rushes for 123 yards and a score.

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