Football: Panthers close out 2015 season with loss at Methodist

Football: Panthers close out 2015 season with loss at Methodist

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - LaGrange closed out the 2015 season with a USA South game against Methodist. 

Sophomore quarterback Connor Blair threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers (2-7) in the 47-12 loss to the Monarchs. T.J. Anderson and Lavell Meeks each had a touchdown catch.

Anderson's 19-yard score came in the closing seconds of the first quarter to get the Panthers on the scoreboard. Meeks' 7-yard TD capped a 12-play 86-yard drive to get the Panthers within four, 16-12, with 5:38 left in the half.

Meeks led the Panther receivers with six receptions for 49 yards. Josh Hardrick had 65 yards receiving on five catches. Hardrick finished the season with a team-high 59 receptions, tying for the second most in a season by a Panther.