The holiday weekend was a mixed bag for the Greenville College Panthers with a loss on Friday and a win on Monday.
The season opener was a bit of a letdown on Friday night they fell to Augustana College 28-7. The Panthers fell behind early and never recovered. In the 3rd quarter Greenville scored on a 80 yard pass from SR QB Joel Lira ( Lubbock, TX ) to SO WR Ryan Boezeman ( DeMotte, IN ).
Monday the Junior Varsity traveled to Westminster College and won 35-14. The Panthers were led by FR RB Justin Honeycutt (Wabash, IN) who rushed for two scores the second a 75 yard run. Freshmen Tahir Williams (Sacramento, CA) and Cody Gaesser (Gibson City, IL) had TD catches in the game. Drew Bland ( Pana, IL) scored the first defensive touchdown of the season with his INT for a TD in the 4th quarter.
The next game for the Panthers is Saturday September 11th at 1PM against Anderson University. You can relive Panther games by going here.