The Orange Panthers scored on its first seven possessions as they routed Northern Vance 49-0 on Homecoming night at Auman Stadium.

Alex Long and Drew Lemaster each scored two touchdowns. Chris Eubanks and Cody Evans scored their first varsity touchdowns as quarterback Jackson Schmid went 10-for-17 for 140 yards and three touchdowns.

With the win, Orange (7-1, 2-1 in the Big 8) posted its second straight shutout. Since losing to Southern Durham two weeks ago, the Panthers haven’t yielded a point in eight quarters.

The Panthers started the game with a 12-play, 85 yard drive that ended when Schmid hit Long with a 18-yard touchdown pass.

On the subsequent kickoff, Eubanks recovered a fumble at the Vikings 30-yard line. Four plays later, Lemaster scored from three yards out.

Lemaster scored with :04 remaining in the first quarter on a two-yard run. Francisco McKinley added the extra point to push the Orange lead to 21-0.

In the second quarter, Schmid scored his first varsity rushing touchdown on a quarterback sneak. After the Panther defense posted a three-and-out, Schmid hit Long with a six-yard touchdown pass in the right corner of the end zone.

After Marvante Beasley recovered another fumble on the ensuing kickoff, Schmid immediately hit Evans with a 30-yard touchdown pass.

Eubanks scored the final touchdown of the game late in the second quarter on a 20-yard scamper.

The second half was played with a running clock. Landon Riley created and recovered a fumble on the Vikings opening drive of the 2nd half. Mitchell Lopeman intercepted a pass on the final play of the game.

Northern Vance was held to two first downs, 77 total yards and crossed the 50-yard line once.

Since losing to Northern Vance in 2010, the Panthers have won the last five meetings by a combined score of 254-26.

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