BRYAN — The Bryan Vikings were dominated by the Lufkin Panthers from the opening kick-off Friday night as they were thrashed at Merrill Green Stadium 47-7.
The Vikings took the opening kick-off and lost 13–yards on their first series before punting to Lufkin, losing containment and allowing a return to the Bryan 18 yard line. The Panthers scored quickly on a 7 yard run by Kendrick Mapp, who finished the night with 123 yards on 11 carries. Lufkin moved the ball almost at will scoring twice more in the first quarter on a 23 yard Luis Garcia field goal and a 34 yard pass from quarterback Tyler Stubblefield to receiver Jabryce Taylor. Stubblefield would complete 13 of 18 passes with one interception and four touchdown passes during the game.
Lufkin would score four times in the second quarter on a 9 yard pass from Stubblefield to Ke Ke Coutee, a one yard run by Mapp, a 27 yard pass from Stubblefield to Kyler Henson, and a 26 yard pass from Stubblefield toTaylor.
The Panthers would score once more in the third quarter on a 19 yard field goal by Garcia.
The Vikings would avoid the shut-out in the fourth quarter by putting together a 67 yard drive capped off by a 1 yard run by Chris Johnson with Jose Falcon adding the extra point.
The Vikings will travel to Woodforest Bank Stadium Friday, Nov. 2nd, to play The Woodlands at 7:30 pm. The game will be broadcast on 1150 The Zone beginning at 7 pm.