The game pitted two unbeatens at 4-0.
The Blue Jays got on the board first on their opening series with a 52-yard drive capped off by a 3-yard touchdown run by Raye Wilson with 9:28 remaining in the first quarter. After a penalty on Washburn Rural the Blue Jays went for two on the extra-point try and successfully completed it on a run by Darius Hicks.
But Washburn battled back, and then took advantage of two Junction City mistakes in the second quarter. Following a Blue Jay fumble, the Junior Blues got the ball at the Blue Jay 11-yard line, and three plays scored a touchdown with 9:40 remaining in the first half, kicked the extra point to make it 8-7 Junction City.
Then Washburn Rural blocked a Blue Jay punt with 8:43 remaining in the second quarter and recovered the ball in the end zone to go ahead of Junction City 13-7. The PAT try was blocked.
In the second half Junction City used a powerful running game to score four touchdowns, one coming after a Blue Jay fumble in Junior Blues territory. A big play in the second half was an interception by Christian Ozores to the Washburn Rural three yard line. On the next play Darius Hicks ran into the end zone from three yards to score a touchdown.
The Blue Jays play at Manhattan next Friday night. The Indians are 4-1 after a 50-7 win over Topeka West.