Football: Averett overpowers Panthers in USA South game

Photo by Jacob Krzysiak
Photo by Jacob Krzysiak

DANVILLE, Va. - Averett overpowered LaGrange 55-7 in a USA South game Saturday. The loss left the Panthers 2-3 overall and 0-2 in conference play. Averett improved to 4-1 and 2-0.

How it Happened

  • Averett scored twice in the first quarter to grab a 13-0 lead. The Cougars scored on a quick 2-play 50-yard drive for their first score, then converted a Panther turnover into another score.
  • LC cut the deficit to six, 13-7, in the second quarter. The Panthers drove 80 yards in eight plays. Cam Perkins threw to Jeremiah Engram from 18 yards out to cap the drive with 7:32 left in the half.
  • Averett scored on a 75-yard pass play to go up 20-7 at the half. The Cougars put the game out of reach with 28 third quarter points.

Panther Standouts

Up Next
The Panthers host Greensboro for Homecoming 2019 next Saturday in Callaway Stadium. Kickoff is 2 p.m.