The Madison Warhawks make it lights out with their second shut out of the season beating the Lincoln Hornets 49-0. The win advances them to 7-1, while the hornets fall to 4-4.
The Warhawks defense does it again. If you could pick a dream fantasy team for high school football, these young men would never disappoint. Finishing the night with two key turnovers that resulted in touchdowns. In addition, cousins Samsin Niu and Chris Fatilua delivered for the defensive line to help keep the hornets from entering the red zone.
Not only was it a successful evening for the Warhawk’s defense but the offense as well. The team scored a total of seven touchdowns. Starting with Erick Buchanan, Warhawks first drive of the evening quarterback Terrell Carter would find Buchanan for a 61 yard touchdown to put the Warhawks on the board.
Carter does it all, whith a 23 yard run on a quarterback keeper. This would give Carter the perfect field position to run it in himself. Caters touchdown puts the Warhawks up 21-0.
While they Warhawks were early to score to kick start the night the momentum began to dwindle down in the second quarter. As the hornets were able to contain the Warhawks from putting up any points.
That however would change in the third quarter. First drive of the third, and Hornets Asante Hartzog’s pass was intercepted by Devin Padua who would then run the ball in for a 37 yard touchdown.
It does not’t stop there for the Warhawks, Buchanan does it again with a 33 yard touchdown run to make it 42-0 game. Buchanan finishing the game with both a rushing and receiving touchdown, 109 rushing yards and 72 receiving yards.
The Warhawks will go on to play Mira Mesa on Friday looking to advance to 8-1, while the Hornets will try to advance to 5-4 in a rival match up vs. Morse!
PREVIEW: The Madison Warhawks (6-1) are coming off of a big home conference win against Point Loma, where the Warhawks won 53-7. This extended their winning streak to 6 consecutive games. They will hope to maintain the momentum as they face off against The Lincoln Hornets in a cross league match up this coming Friday. The Hornets (4-3) will look to comeback after a 35-17 Loss to Christian Patriots.
The Warhawks are an all-around well operated team from their explosive offense, to their threatening defense. They have proven they are a force to be reckoned with both inside and outside their league. They are coming off of 6 consecutive wins that include teams such as, Steele Canyon, Bonita Vista, Eastlake, Mount Miguel, St. Augustine, and Point Loma. The Warhawks have not lost a game since their season opener against Vista Murrieta.
Senior quarterback Terrell Carter was 10 for 12 completions in last week’s game and threw for a total of 261 yards. However it was receiver Brandon Lewis who had an explosive game as well collecting four receptions for 151 yards and 3 touchdowns. It is safe to say the Hornets defense is going to have to be on there “A” game to break up these two.
The Hornets will try to make a last season comeback. They were off to hot to start this season winning 3 consecutive games, but that followed by two losses. However, they managed to put up a fight in their previous game against the Christian Patriots. The Hornets remained neck and neck with the patriots for a majority of the game, entering into the fourth quarter down by a field goal. However it was the fourth quarter where the Patriots put up two touchdowns to a Hornets none, to give them the lead. If the Hornets are able to keep up the fourth quarter momentum a late season comeback is very promising, considering they still maintain a winning 4-3 record.
Will the Hornets be able to stop the Warhawks or will the Warhawks win their seventh consecutive game? Tune into the PPR Friday at 10:30 to find out!