Panthers shut out Lions 53-0 for homecoming win
10/10/2017 8:52 AM

The Panthers are off in a bye week before starting districtnext week at Princeton against another Panther team.


After Friday’s shellacking of the Lions, Athletic Directorand Head Football Coach Todd Wallace said, “We are obviously pleased with thewin and another shutout. Our defense bent a little, but stiffened when itneeded to and kept them out of the end zone. Offensively, we were againsluggish. We are relying on big plays instead of consistent execution to score.It is paramount we get this fixed during the bye week if we are to reach ourgoal of making the playoffs. Hopefully, we can use this week to work on basictechniques and get some guys back healthy.”


Wallace said game balls went to Linus Beierschmitt, JamesHoff and Edgar Aguillon.


Eli Chambers scored the Panthers’ first touchdown in on aone-yard run with 3:52 left in the first quarter. Gio Landaverde’s PAT kick wasgood. The score was Quinlan 7, Castleberry 0 after the first period.


Quarterback Linus Beierschmitt started a scoring streak with8:52 left in the second quarter. He rushed for a 62-yard TD. Landaverde’s PATkick was good. Quinlan was ahead 14-0.


Beierschmitt ran long again with 2:00 left before halftimeand scored on his 52-yard run. Landaverde’s kicked the successful PAT. Thescore at halftime was Quinlan 21, Castleberry 0.


Beierschmitt opened third-quarter scoring with a 51-yard runinto the end zone with 10:01 left in the quarter. The PAT kick was no good. Thescore was Quinlan 27, Castleberry 0.


Minutes later, Beierschmitt ran long again for a 64-yard TDwith 6:42 left in the quarter. The 2-point conversion was unsuccessful.


The Panthers led over the Lions 33-0.


Beierschmitt scored a third time in the quarter at the 5:17mark when he ran a punt return 62 yards and scored the TD. Landaverde’s PATkick was good. The score was Quinlan 40, Castleberry 0.


The Panthers scored early in the fourth quarter when DylanJackman rushed one yard for the TD with 11:42 on the clock.

The 2-point conversion was unsuccessful. The score was allQuinlan 46-0.


Kobe Jennings at quarterback added another final TD for thePanthers on a one-yard run with 3:32 left in the game. Landaverde’s PAT kickwas good for a final score of 53-0.


Beierschmitt amassed 290 yards for the night. He had 270yards rushing on 11 carries to average 24.55 yards per carry. His longest wasfor 64 yards.


Beierschmitt also completed three of five attempts passing.Averaging 60 percent, his longest completion was for 20 yards.


Edgar Aguillon carried the ball six times for 85 yards. Heaveraged 14.17 yards per carry. Aguillon’s longest was for 40 yards.


James Hoff ran the ball for 45 total yards on three carries,averaging 15 yards on each run. Hoff’s longest was for 22 yards.

Chambers had five carries for 42 rushing yards. He averaged8.40 yards per carry with the longest for 16 yards.


Tyler Trail carried six times for 36 yards. He averaged 6yards per carry with the longest for 10 yards. Trail also caused a fumble forlost yards.


Jay Howard ran four times for 34 total yards. He averaged8.50 yards per carry with a long run of 20 yards.


Dustin Fulbright connected on three passes to gain 20receiving yards. He averaged 6.67 yards per pass with the longest at nineyards. Fulbright was also credited with causing a fumble for lost yards.


Leo Rodas gained a yard on one carry.


On defense, James Hoff led in total tackles with 13, sixsolo and seven assisted and caused a loss of six yards.


Jackman had 10 tackles to his credit, three solo and sevenassisted; Beierschmitt, five solo, two assisted, and a PD; Aguillon, four solo,two assisted for a loss of two yards; Landon Helton, one solo, five assistedcausing a loss of one yard; Chambers, three solo, two assisted; Matthew Bryant,four assisted for two lost yards; Louie Guynes and Cayson Hoff, each with threesolo tackles, and Guynes had a PD; Jennings and Fulbright, each with two solo,one assisted; Garrett Davis, three assisted; Kameron McMahan, two solo withloss of two yards; Bobby Britt, two assisted; Jonathon Dotson and KevinCastillo, one solo apiece; and J.D. Bunch, one assisted.


On special team stats, Beierschmitt had a punt return for 63yards, kickoff return for 63 yards and a punt for 40 yards. Jackman had akickoff return for no yards, and Bunch had five kickoffs for 230 yards with along kick of 54 yards.

The Panthers scored eight touchdowns, made five of six PATkicks and scored 53 total points.


For those points, Beierschmitt scored five TDs, four on runsand one on a punt return for 30 total points. Jennings, one TD, 6 points;Jackman, one TD, 6 points; Chambers, one TD, 6 points; and Landaverde, five PATkicks of six attempted for a 0.833 percentage for 5 points.


Quinlan has a 5-win, 0-loss record. Three wins were at homeand two away.


So far this season, Beierschmitt has a total of 1,281 yards— rushing, 922 on 68 carries for a 13.56-yard average. His longest was for 80yards. He has completed 20 of 35 passes attempted for 359 passing yards and apercentage of 0.571.


Other gainers include David Welch who has 253 total yards on33 carries; Aguillon, 225 yards on 34 carries; Trail, 178 yards on 29 carries;Chambers, 151 yards on 22 carries; James Hoff, 52 yards on five carries;Howard, 34 yards on four carries; Jennings, 12 yards on four carries; CaysonHoff, five yards on two carries; and Rodas and Mikey Gallegos, one yard on onecarry each.


On defense for the season, James Hoff leads in total tackleswith 44. Davis has 35 to his credit; Beierschmitt, 33; Helton, 31; Jackman, 25;Aguillon, 23; Bryant, 22; Fulbright, 17; Jennings and Chambers, 11 each; Bunchand Cayson Hoff, 10 apiece; Justin Lewis, seven; Gallegos, six; Guynes, five;Moses Garcia, Zane Watson and Isaac Henson, four each; Welch, Michael Howell,Britt and McMahan, two apiece; and Landaverde, Trail, Carrillo, Rodas, SamGarza, Jonathon Dotson, Castillo and Cason Lane, one each.


The Panthers are off this week and will start district playat Princeton on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m.

The Quinlan-Tawakoni News

Friday, October 6, 2017

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