While they might play the same position on the football field (offensive guard), have the same last name (Gentry) and share the same class (sophomore), Carter Gentry, who plays for Jasper, and Matt Gentry, who plays for Southridge, are most certainly not related.
Like a summer fireworks show, sometimes you’ll send up one that crackles and booms. Then you’ll try like mad to light the fuse and get that dud that refuses to sparkle and pop. Thus was Jasper’s hiccup.
After Southridge pounded away for 39 plays, 31 of which were run plays, Raider senior running back Nolan O’Brien took the handoff and sprinted toward the left edge. When he got there, he found something there wasn’t a lot of Friday night at Raider Field — open grass.