Tonight at Tigers Stadium the Tigers of Fred T Foard welcomed the undefeated Hibriten Panthers. Looking for their 23rd straight win. Tonight Fred T Foard honored breast cancer wearing unique pink uniforms. Tonight's winner would also would remain unbeaten in Northwest Foothills with West Iredell
As the game got started Fred T Foard would go 3 and out. With the Tigers forced to punt returner Karson Pilkenton would return it 62 yards to the house (PAT blocked ) 6-0 Hibriten with 10:09 left in the first quarter. Hibriten would answer 5 minutes later as Marqwone Jones would take it 42 yards on a rushing touchdown run. Jaylen Scott would hit his man for the 2 pointer to make it 14 to 0 Hibriten with 5:52 left in the first quarter. Foard goes 3 and out again. Hibriten gets the ball and moves the chains and Gee Witherspoon would find the endzone on a 17 yard touchdown run (PAT blocked) to make it 20 to 0 Panthers with 2:22 left in the 1st quarter. After another Foard 3 and out Gee Witherspoon would find the end zone again 2 minutes later. This time on a 38 yard touchdown run(PAT good) Panthers lead 27 to 0 after the 1st quarter.
After another Foard 3 and out. Karson Pilkenton would take the ball to the Foard 37 yard line on the punt. Aaron Logan would finish the drive with a 17 yard touchdown run (PAT good) Panthers lead 34 to 0 with 9:21 left in the second quarter. 20 seconds later the Tigers fumble and Panthers recover. That's when Jaylen Scott would hit his man on 21 yard pass .Aaron Logan finishes the drive on a 1 yard touchdown run( PAT no good) Panthers lead 40 to 0.
Fred T Foard would finally get a 1st down at the 5:27 after 5 straight 3 and outs. Unfortunately for Foard Jack Colosemo would be intercepted by Hibritens Nordre Battle. That would set up a possible 2nd half mercy run as Gee Witherspoon would find the end zone on a 7 yard touchdown run (PAT no good) 46 to 0 Panthers. Fortunately for the Tigers the mercy rule would have to wait. As the Panthers was hurt with multiple penalties as it would help the Tigers move the ball 90 yards and would help the Tigers get the goose egg off the board. As Foard running back Corey Siemer would run 7 yards for a Tigers touchdown(PAT good). Making the halftime score Hibriten 46 Fred T Foard 7.
Hibriten would not have to wait too long for the mercy rule to go entact. As Gee Witherspoon would find the end zone again on a 51 yard touchdown run two plays in the 3rd quarter ( PAT good) Panthers lead now 53 to 7. During the mercy rule the Panthers would put back ups in. This would lead to a game of hot potato by the Panthers. As they would fumble 3 times. This would lead to a Corey Siemer 2 yard touchdown run( PAT good) in the middle of the 4th quarter to put your final at Hibriten 53 Fred T Foard 14.
With the win Hibriten improves to 7-0 overall 2-0 in Northwest Foothills 2A conference play as they host winless Draughn (who fell to Bunker Hill Friday night) at Jeff Storie Memorial Stadium next Friday .Fred T Foard falls to 3-5 overall 2-1 in Northwest Foothills 2A conference play will have a bye week next Friday before traveling to winless Draughn October 19th.