MENU

Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

Back to Article
Back to Article

Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

Nick Farace, Editor-In-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Panthers lost their first district game, 40-10, Friday against the New Caney Eagles. The Eagles (6-1, 4-0) assumed the top spot in the district with a blowout victory against the Panthers (4-3, 3-1) who now sit second in the district.

The Panthers started hot, putting together a quick, high-tempo drive that resulted in a 41-yard touchdown pass from QB Sam Johansen to WR Canen Adrian. The Panther defense came out riding the momentum, getting two sacks on Eagles QB Zion Childress and holding New Caney to zero points in the first quarter.

The Panthers offense continued to gain yards and make big plays, but couldn’t finish drives to tack onto their lead. The defense remained strong until the Eagles busted open the field on a big play. The teams entered halftime in a 7-7 tie.

The second half of Friday night’s game belonged to New Caney, as they forced four turnovers and capitalized on each opportunity, scoring on each drive. Childress threw for 110 yards and a touchdown, and ran for 121 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Eagles scored 26 points in the fourth quarter, intercepting Johansen once and forcing fumbles from Johansen and RB Dalton Roger, handing the Panthers their first loss in district play this season.

 The Eagles remain undefeated in district, with their next game against Austin this Friday. The Panthers play Port Arthur Memorial on Saturday at Turner Stadium. 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Features

    Brooke Searcy competes for a spot to sing at the Humble Rodeo

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Opinions

    Silver Stars: Behind closed doors

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    News

    Criminal justice classes get up-close look at potential careers

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    News

    Angel Tree, wish lists to arrive after Thanksgiving break

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Reviews

    Got7 exceeds expectations with new album

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Reviews

    Stray Kids, the next big thing in K-pop, are back

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    News

    Drumline plays role in training HPD horses

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    News

    School takes extra precautions to disinfect school

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Features

    Humans of KPARK: Kaylee Scanlin

  • Eagles hand Panthers first district loss of season, assume spot atop district standings

    Opinions

    Editorial Cartoon: Mass shootings continue

Navigate Right