Bulldogs secure dominant victory over Royals

Published 8:40 am Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Maryville — The Friday night lights in Maryville witnessed a stunning performance as the Hampton Bulldogs clashed with the Eagleton Academy Royals in a Region 1-2A conference showdown. Hampton’s dominance was on full display as they secured a resounding 51-13 victory, firmly establishing themselves as the team to beat.

The star of the evening was unquestionably Dominique Burleson, who delivered a jaw-dropping performance. Burleson blazed his way to the end zone four times, while his impressive 354 rushing yards left the Royals’ defense bewildered. Joining him in the scoring spree, Peyton Townsend, Dylan Trivett, and Geno Carrico each added a touchdown, underlining the depth of the Bulldogs’ offensive arsenal.

With this commanding win, Hampton now boasts a perfect 3-0 record in conference play and stands at 5-2 overall, solidifying their position at the top of the division. Their remarkable form makes them the team to watch in Region 1-2A.

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In contrast, Eagleton Academy is left to regroup with a 1-2 conference record and a 2-5 overall standing. They face the challenging task of turning their season around and rebounding from this defeat.

The Bulldogs’ spectacular victory serves as a testament to their determination and prowess on the gridiron, setting the stage for an exciting remainder of the season.