The Washington Blue Jays needed a fourth-down stop deep in its own territory to hold off visiting Warrenton on Friday night. The Blue Jays defense rose to the challenge, deflecting a pass out of bounds to improve to 2-1 on the season.
Nate Busch ran for two touchdowns for Washington while Nolan Chmiel scored twice for Warrenton.
Washington also defeated Pacific and lost to Seckman. The Blue Jays are 2-0 at home.
Warrenton fell to 0-3 on the season, also losing to Wentzville Liberty and Troy.
Complete game coverage will be in the Wednesday Missourian.
War - 7-0-0-7=14
Was - 7-12-0-0=19
Wash - Nate Busch 78 run (Blaine Straatmann kick), 6:00
War - Nolan Chmiel 70 run (Zac Blackwood kick), 3:40
Wash - Dylan Pape 30 fumble recovery (kick failed), 7:06
Was - Busch 40 pass from Logan Roewe (pass failed), :46
War - Chmiel 25 run (Blackwood kick), 7:57