Friday, September 30, 2016

Dwyer Wallops Olympic Heights

     The Olympic Heights Lions held their home opener at Corey Lewis Stadium on Friday night and were blanked by the Dwyer Panthers 48-0 in a District 13-7A game. The Panthers have allowed just ten points in five games this season.
     Dwyer(5-0, 2-0) fumbled the ball away on their initial drive, however they scored on their next three possessions. Running back Cedric Tucker got the only score in the first quarter as he went around the left end for a 19-yard touchdown run at 4:33.
     The Panthers extended their lead to 20-0 on two touchdown passes in the second quarter. Quarterback Todd Centeio threw an eight-yard toss to wide receiver Luke Tommie on the right side of the end zone with 9:59 to go. Both connected again on a long 61-yard touchdown pass up the middle of the field with 6:44 remaining in the first half.
      Olympic Heights(4-1, 1-1) surrendered two more touchdowns on the ground during the third quarter. Panthers running back Jakari Moses went around the right end and down the right sideline for a 30-yard score at 7:12. Moses scored again on a 25-yard run at 3:23 as he cut toward the left side of the field.
     Centeio threw his third touchdown pass of the game with a 21-yard strike to wide receiver Dy'laan Lee in the back of the end zone with 11:46 left to make it 41-0. A running clock was used for the rest of the way and Lions gave up another touchdown. Lee ran back a 77-yard punt return at the 6:10 mark.

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