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Panthers vs Lancaster Red Devils 62 to 70

Lancaster 70, Charles City 62

Varsity Football Game on September 24, 2010

Charles City County vs. Lancaster County

The Charles City Panthers came up just short against the Lancaster Red Devils in one of the highest scoring football games in Virginia High School League history. When the game had ended, the two teams had combined for 132 total points which ranks as the 3rd highest scoring game since 1926 in Virginia. The final score in overtime was Charles City 62, Lancaster 70.

Charles City got on the board early. On the second play of their first drive, Avery Jones threw the football to his brother Trevor Jones who had gotten wide open down the field; 76 yards later Trevor Jones was in the endzone for the first points of the game

After the quick Charles City touchdown, Trevor Jones ran the ball in the endzone for the 2 point conversion.

The “Red Devils” answered right back with a drive of their own. Running Back Shaun Lee ran the first of his six touchdowns of the night. The score was tied 8-8 after Kedrick Lee converted on a run.

The next Charles City touchdown would come just as quick as the first one. On 2nd down caught a short pass from Avery Jones and sprinted across the field untouched for an 84 yard touchdown. Dominick Barbour ran it in for the two point conversion which put the Panthers up 16 to 8.

After Charles City’s second quick touchdown, Lancaster answered right back again with a quick drive that ended when Lancaster’s Tiko Henderson ran for a seven yard touchdown. Shaun Lee converted the two point conversion to tie the game back up at 16 apiece.

Charles City got the ball back but a quick fumble put the ball back in the hands of Lancaster. After a few short runs, Lancaster QB Kedrick Lee rolled to the right where he lobbed a short pass to Shaun Lee in the endzone to put the Red Devils up 22 to 16 after the conversion attempt failed.

Charles City would get back on the board again on the next drive when QB Avery Jones completed a pass to Dominic Jones who broke a tackle and ran into the endzone for a 33 yard touchdown. Trevor Jones ran the extra point attempt in to bring the score to 24 to 22 just before the 2nd quarter.

Lancaster again answered back on a drive that ended with a 3 yard TD run by Tiko Henderson. The two point conversion failed.

On Charles City’s next drive Trevor Jones came in on 4th down and made an outstanding run to get the first down for the Panthers. The video below speaks for itself.

Shortly after this run, Trevor Jones would again take off on a 36 yard sprint into the endzone. Joseph Tabb ran in for the conversion and the Panthers were up 32 to 28.

Lancaster got the ball back and was driving when Panther Terrance Banks intercepted a Lancaster pass.

After a series of runs by Joseph Tabb, the ball was then handled by Trevor Jones who again made an impressive run that ended with a stiff arm to a Lancaster defender and a touchdown for Charles City. Dominick Barbour ran the conversion in.

Lancaster got the ball back again and were driving when Panther Jaelen Williams came up with a sack on the quarterback. On the very next play, Terrance Banks picked off another pass and returned it to around midfield. The Panthers’ drive eventually stalled and Lancaster got the ball back just before halftime but were not able to get in the endzone.

The score was Charles City 40, Lancaster 28 at halftime.

The Red Devils got off to a fast start in the 3rd quarter when Shaun Lee took second half kickoff and ran it all the way back for a Lancaster touchdown.

Later in the 3rd quarter Lancaster got the ball back and made a drive which ended in another Shaun Lee touchdown run. The extra point kicked failed.

Charles City would get right back in the endzone on their next drive when brothers Trevor Jones and Avery Jones hooked up on another touchdown pass, only this time Trevor was the quarterback and Avery was the receiver.

Lancaster started the fourth quarter with the ball and drove for yet another touchdown by Shaun Lee. He also ran in the conversion attempt.

Charles City made another good drive which was capped off by Trevor Jones touchdown run from 8 yards out. On the conversion attempt, Trevor Jones made a completion to Terrance Banks.

Lancaster answered back again with a quick drive and Tiko Henderson found the endzone again on a 30 yard run. The conversion run failed. The score was Charles City 56, Lancaster 54 at this point.

Charles City was up by two points and tried to eat up the clock, but on fourth and two a pass fell incomplete and Lancaster got the ball back again. With just under two minutes left in the game, Tiko Henderson ran for an eight yard touchdown and he also converted the two point conversion to put the Red Devils up 62 to Charles City’s 56 points.

With only 1:47 left in the game, Lancaster kick the ball off and Trevor Jones was the returner. Jones made a good run and got Charles City into good field position. After several run plays, Charles City had the ball at the 10 yard line with just over a minute to play. Joseph Tabb tried to run the ball several times but was stopped by Lancaster’s defense. On fourth down, on the 9 yard line and only 13 seconds left to play; Trevor Jones ran into the end zone for a touchdown. The game was now tied at 62 and Charles City set up for the conversion. However, the two point conversion failed as the game neared overtime.

Lancaster got the ball first in overtime. On the fourth and final play of their overtime drive, Shaun Lee scored again. Lee also ran the two point conversion in to put Lancaster up 70 to 62.

Charles City got their attempt to tie the game up and on their 3rd down play it appeared that they might have completed a reception in the endzone but the referee ruled the pass incomplete. One final attempt on 4th down came up short and Lancaster got the hard fought victory.

Charles City is now 2-1 as Lancaster goes to 3-0.

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Game Summary

Lancaster….. 22 6 12 22 8 = 70
Charles City… 24 16 8 14 0 = 62

CC – Avery Jones 74 yard pass to Trevor Jones (T. Jones run)
L – Shaun Lee 8 yard run (K. Lee run)
CC – Avery Jones 84 yard pass to Trevor Jones (Barbour run)
L – Tiko Henderson 7 yard run (S. Lee run)
L – Kedrick Lee 5 yard pass to S. Lee (run failed)
CC – Avery Jones 33 yard pass to Dominic Jones (T. Jones run)
L – Tiko Henderson 3 yard run (run failed)
CC – Trevor Jones 36 yard run (Tabb run)
CC – Trevor Jones 5 yard run (Barbour run)
L – Shaun Lee 80 yard kickoff return (run failed)
L – Shaun Lee 7 yard run (kick failed)
CC – Trevor Jones 25 yard pass to Avery Jones (T. Jones run)
L – Shaun Lee 15 yard run (S. Lee run)
CC – Trevor Jones 8 yard run (T. Jones pass to T. Banks)
L – Tiko Henderson 30 yard run (run failed)
L – Tiko Henderson 8 yard run (Henderson run)
CC – Trevor Jones 6 yard run (run failed)
L – Shaun Lee 3 yard run (S. Lee run)

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