Prep Football: Jefferson Comes From Behind, Snaps 24-Game Losing Streak

By KCRG Sports

Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Layne Sullivan tries to elude the defense of Dubuque Hempstead during their match up held at the University of Dubuque Friday night. (Dave Kettering/Telegraph-Herald)

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By Grant Burkhardt

DUBUQUE – The streak is over.

Nick O’Connell and Layne Sullivan scored touchdowns as Cedar Rapids Jefferson toppled Dubuque Hempstead, 12-7, last night in a Mississippi Valley Conference prep football game at the University of Dubuque, snapping a 24-game losing streak.

The win was the J-Hawks’ first since a 20-13 victory over Dubuque Senior in 2009.

O’Connell scored on a 5-yard run in the second quarter and finished with 73 yards. Sullivan scored the winning TD on a 2-yard run in the third.

Michael Moncivais led the J-Hawks (1-2) with 151 yards on 16 carries.

Dubuque Senior fell to 0-3.

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