Football Recap: Prep defeats Lamar 44-9

On Friday, September 9, the Patriots’ record went to 4-0 after the team went to Meridian to play the Lamar Raiders–winning 44-9. 

On offense, quarterback Paxton Thompson connected with receivers Will Upton and William Laird for touchdowns. Running Back Owen Ishee also scored a touchdown on the ground. 

The defense had a great performance Friday night. Safety William Walker had a pick-six early in the game, corner Micah Stallworth had several big pass breakups, and linebackers Thomas Cross and Duncan Matthews had multiple big tackles. Overall, the Patriots are playing well and have showed vast improvement week after week