PITTSVILLE FOOTBALL SHUT OUT AT AUGUSTA
AUGUSTA – Jackson Laxson rushed for 141 yards and quarterback Brennan King had three touchdown runs as Augusta shutout Pittsville 28-0 in a nonconference football game to open the 2021 season for both teams on Thursday at Augusta High School.
Laxson had a 4-yard run and a two-point conversion to give Augusta an 8-0 lead that they held into halftime.
King had touchdown runs of 1, 7 and 4 yards in the second half to finish off the win for the Beavers, who had 223 rushing yards in all.
Pittsville was held to 114 total yards, 57 on the ground and through the air.
Braden Friday had 41 yards rushing and quarterback Waylon Grimm was 6-for-18 passing, with Joey Redmond catching four passes for 40 yards to pace the Panthers’ offense.
Augusta will be at Fall Creek and Pittsville will play at home against Cadott in nonconference games on Aug. 27.
Beavers 28, Panthers 0
Pittsville 0 0 0 0 - 0
Augusta 0 8 6 14 - 28
A – Jackson Laxson 4 run (Laxson run).
A – Brennan King 1 run (run failed).
A – King 7 run (PAT failed).
A – King 4 run (Tyler Brixen run).
First downs: Pittsville 7; Augusta 15.
Rushing (att-yards): P 30-57; A 42-223.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): P 6-18-57-1; A 4-6-28-1.
Total yards: P 114; A 251.
Fumbles (total-lost): P 2-2; A 2-2.
Rushing: P, Braden Friday 10-41, Easton Dammann 9-10, Waylon Grimm 9-7, Dylan Luther 2-minus 1. A, Jackson Laxson 13-141, Marcus Livingston 8-32, Brennan King 6-27, Tyler Brixen 7-16, Ben Dickensen 5-11, Owen Stensen 1-1, Levi White 1-minus 2, Nolan Taylor 1-minus 3.
Passing: P, W. Grimm 6-18-57-1. A, King 4-6-28-0.
Receiving: P, Joey Redmond 4-40, Noah Grimm 1-12, Alex Kumm 1-5. A, Aiden Anderson 3-28, Dickensen 1-0.
Interceptions (defense): P, Joey Downs. A, White.