The Stettler Panthers Peewee football squad came out on top with a large points lead against the visiting Drumheller Terrapins at their Saturday, Sept. 19 game.
The game finished 36-7.
The burgundy and gold team kept its defensive line strong, shutting down attempt after attempt by the visitors to gain yards and points.
Perennial stars David Butterwick and Carson Mottus brought home the most points for the Panthers, with Butterwick – who brought home several track and field awards last year – running in three touchdowns, a 60-yard, 85-yard and 50-yard dash.
Mottus made two long dashes himself, pulling ahead of the Terrapins, for a 49-yard and a 42-yard touchdown.
By half-time, the Panthers led by 20 points; by the end of the game the team had brought in another 16, for a 36 point tally. In the third quarter, the Terrapins finally made a mark on the scoreboard, bringing in a touchdown and point.
The Panthers next play at home on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. at William E. Hay, where they’ll face the Lacombe Explosion.