Top-ranked Junction City in it for long haul

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 4:12 a.m.

Junction City sophomore running back Jaqwis Dancy has rushed for 1,367 yards and 14 touchdowns entering Friday night’s Class 2A quarterfinal game against Salem.

Asked if his players know where Salem is, Junction City Coach David Carpenter laughed and said, “They do now.” That’s because Junction City, which straddles the Arkansas-Louisiana border south of El Dorado, makes a 280-mile journey to Salem on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A playoffs.

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Sports, Pages 22 on 11/21/2012