The Bears met a stout JC defense and an aggressive offense that twice knotted the score.
A swarming defense then kept the Bears tied up while the JC wrested another converted try in the 35th minute, tying the score at 14-14 for the half-time interval.
Five minutes into the second stanza, first-year center Josh Tucker nabbed the Bears’ third try of the evening which was subsequently converted by Coquillard.
Seven minutes later,
Freshman flanker Will Turner then powered forward along the right side to score the go-ahead try. The kicking angle proved too steep for a Coquillard conversion, leaving the score at 26-21
Despite the win,