COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Panthers capped off their homecoming week with a runaway win at home in a 59-13 blowout of the Asbury Rams.
The Panthers found the end zone five times in the first quarter to put the game out of reach early.
Collinsville’s first two offensive possessions lasted one play each and saw Jarrod Barkley race to the goal line for both scores from 34 and 30 yards out.
The Panthers’ next score came through the air on a 12-yard strike from quarterback Kaleb Jones to Michael Tucker.
Asbury then blocked the PAT to make the score 20-0 midway through the first.
Mason McKinney was the next Panther to score on an 8-yard touchdown run and Garrett Skelton capped off the first quarter scoring spree with a bubble screen pass from Jones that went for a 7-yard score.
The Panthers’ Tyler Mims scored the lone touchdown of the second quarter on a 5-yard run and Jason Perez capped off the first half with a 36-yard field goal to put the Panthers up 44-0 at halftime.
Asbury ended Collinsville shutout bid when Alex Zamorano took the opening kickoff of the second half and returned it all the way back for a 90-yard score. The Rams went for two and failed to convert to make the score 44-6.
Kaleb Jones then answered by returning Asbury’s following kickoff 77 yards for a touchdown.
In the fourth quarter, Collinsville’s Dalton Hughes scored on an 8-yard touchdown run.
Asbury scored their second touchdown of the night on a 17-yard strike from Austin Bloodworth to Gavin Parrish.
Collinsville rushed for 241 yards on 23 carries. Asbury had 17 attempts go for 16 yards.
The Panthers’ defense forced the Rams to punt eight times and recovered one Asbury fumble.
Collinsville travels to Sand Rock next week and Asbury hosts Section.