The varsity football team scored five first-half touchdowns to defeat DCA 40-0 in Friday's rain-soaked match up. The Panthers improved to 2-0 in divisional play and 2-2 overall in the young season.
Junior Sean Casey led the Panthers with 71 yards rushing, including a touchdown, and 56 yards on three of seven attempts. Senior Brogan Wilson added 66 rushing yards and two touchdowns on seven attempts, and freshman
Senior Brogan Wilson catapulted the Panthers to a quick 14-0 lead with two rushing touchdowns, a 2-yard and a 9-yard, in the first minutes of the game. FRA then held the Wildcats deep into their own territory and forced a safety before Casey and Kingston Gardner connected on a 5-yard touchdown completion to bring the Panthers' lead to 23-0 by the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Casey rushed for a 5-yard touchdown run, and sophomore Jack Norris, who completed all five of his extra point attempts, knocked in a 35-yard field goal. Freshman Jeffrey Vercher capped off the Panther scoring with a smooth 36-yard touchdown run.
The Panthers have a bye this week before returning to the gridiron on Friday, September 21, when they travel to Nashville Christian School. Kick off is set for 7 p.m.