Lassiter High wasted no time scoring in Friday night's 41-6 victory over Cherokee High.
Barely two minutes off the clock, Willie Police (No. 5) rushed for a touchdown and Lassiter successfully went for a 2-point conversion.
Cherokee's first two possessions ended in fumbles. Lassiter used both turnovers to convert two field goals to push the lead to 14-0 at the end of the first quarter.
The second quarter saw Lassiter add another touchdown when Duby Nwaubi (3) caught a pass from Eddie Printz (7). Down 21-0, Cherokee got on the board with six minutes left in the first half. Andrew Harris (10) hauled in a pass from Spencer Ashley (4). Cherokee missed the point after attempt. And Lassiter's Printz closed the first half with a QB keeper on fourth down to make the score 27-6.
In the second half, Lassiter added another rushing touchdown, this time from Hakim Shahid (1). The rout finished when Police ran for his second score of the evening.
Lassiter (4-0) plays Woodstock (0-4) next Friday night. Cherokee (1-3) will travel to Walton (3-1).