Miami-Dade High Schools

Jackson too strong on offense and defense for Edison

Jackson defeated Edison 58-12 in an anticipated nondistrict matchup at North Miami Stadium on Friday night.

The Generals (3-1) were led by quarterback Desmond Phillips, who threw for 116 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for another one. Jackson’s Brian Gonzalez returned an interception 26 yards.

Nakia Robinson led all rushers with 119 yards and a touchdown, and Jeremiah Miller ran for 73 yards and scored two touchdowns. Offensive lineman Javon Hunt also scored a touchdown when he recovered a fumble in the end zone to open the scoring for Jackson.

The Generals defense forced five turnovers and scored twice. Kaytron Thompson picked up a dropped lateral pass and scored the second defensive touchdown of the night from 43 yards out.

Edison (2-2) was led by junior quarterback Jovis St. Luc, who threw for 55 yards and threw two touchdown passes. Sophomore Henry Kaii led the Red Raiders in rushing with 55 yards. Both Jackson and Edison will begin their district calendars as they face American Heritage and Gulliver Prep, respectively, next week.

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