Jefferson football puts an end to a 22-game losing streak

Jefferson football put an end to a 22-game losing streak on Friday by beating Riverdale Ridge 60-14.

The Saints, who play in Class 1A, beat the 2A Ravens, who were playing their first game in the history of the program. Riverdale Ridge is a new school in its first year of competition.

On Friday, Jefferson jumped out to a 27-7 lead at halftime, and didn't look back en route to its first win since Oct. 22, 2015, a forfeit over KIPP Denver.

For the Saints, it was also their first on-field win since Oct. 18, 2013, a 38-21 win over Lyons. That streak spanned 47 games.