MONESSEN – Monessen’s Vaughan Taylor ran for two touchdowns to give the Greyhounds the 14-12 Tri-County South Conference win over visiting Jefferson-Morgan Friday night.
The win snapped a nine-game losing streak dating back to last season for Monessen (1-1, 1-2).
The Rockets scored first with an 80-yard pass from Jacob Broadwater to DL Garrett. Just more than 90 seconds before the end of the first half, Taylor ran for a 7-yard score. After a successful two-point conversion, Monessen led 8-6 going into halftime. Colten Davidson gave Jefferson-Morgan (0-1, 1-2) a 12-8 lead with eight minutes to go in the game on a four-yard run.
Taylor then gave the Greyhounds the lead and the win with a 10-yard rush.