By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • email@example.com
CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers took down the Crossville Lions 47-14 on Friday night.
The Panthers scored 26, unanswered points in the first quarter against the Lions. Jarrod Barkley ran 73-yards down the field to score with 8:01 remaining in the first quarter. The kick by Jason Perez was good, making the score 7-0. With 7:30 remaining in the first, Myles Underwood tackled the Lions for a safety, bringing the score to 9-0. Kaleb Jones connected with Michael Tucker on a 58-yard pass. Tucker sailed into the endzone for the score. The kick by Perez was good, giving the Lions the 16-0 lead with 7:23 remaining in the first quarter. Jones, once again used his golden arm to connect with Mason McKinney on a 59-yard pass to score. The kick by Perez was good, upping the score to 23-0. Perez kicked a 42-yard field goal with 1:47 remaining to close out the first quarter, 26-0.
With 3:35 remaining in the first half, Jones connected with McKinny on a 20-yard pass to score. The kick by Perez was successful, adding to the Panther lead, 33-0. Jones threw a perfect 5-yard pass to Tucker that along with a perfect kick by Perez, gave the Panthers the 40-0 lead going into the half.
McKinney galloped down the field on a 90-yard kickoff return to start the second half. The kick by Perez was good, making the score 47-0 with 11:38 remaining in the third.
With 11:39 remaining in the fourth, the Crossville Lions put their first points on the board with a 45-yard pass from Hunter Haston to Landon O'Connor. The kick by was good, making the score 47-7. With 3:26 remaining in play, Crossville scored on a 16-yard run by Harley Hicks. The kick was good, making the final score Collinsville 47, Crossville 14.
Collinsville will travel to face the North Sand Mountain Bisons while the Crossville Lions will host Etowah.