A Quincy man gets prison time for trying to escape from the Adams County Jail last year.

Nicholas Ray was sentenced Thursday morning to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections in Adams County Circuit Court.

Ray had pleaded guilty to aggravated kidnapping in connection with an incident last July in which he and Coby Matlick tried to break out of jail, attacking Corrections Officer Brian Doellman in the process.

Matlick was sentenced to 20 years in prison earlier this month for his role in the attack and attempted escape.