Hampton Bulldogs crush Cumberland Gap Panthers 69-28
Published 11:15 pm Friday, September 15, 2023
Cumberland Gap – The Hampton Bulldogs delivered a resounding victory against the Cumberland Gap Panthers, emerging triumphant with a commanding final score of 69-28. The Bulldogs showcased their prowess on both ends of the field, leaving no room for doubt about their supremacy.
The game witnessed standout performances from several Hampton players. Dominique Burleson set the tone with an electrifying opening kickoff return for a touchdown. Peyton Townsend contributed significantly with a stunning 57-yard touchdown, while J.J. McElyea made his presence felt with two touchdowns, including an impressive pick-six.
Hampton’s dominance was evident as they held a commanding 49-14 lead at halftime. Quarterback Dylan Trivett demonstrated his precision, going 7 for 9 passing for 123 yards and three touchdowns.
With this convincing win, Hampton’s record improved to 2-0 in the conference and 3-2 overall, while Cumberland Gap struggled, falling to 0-2 in the conference and 1-4 overall. The Bulldogs’ exceptional performance reaffirms their status as a formidable force in the league.