The Pittsburg Panthers relied on a narrow margin to take the Quick Lane bowl home. This was after the team put up a thrilling performance against the Eastern Michigan Eagles. The Thursday match ended in a 30-34 win for the Panthers.
Chad opened the scoring with a 35-yard field goal for the Eagles. Then, Mike Glass III finished off a three-yard run with a marvelous touchdown for the same team. All this while, the Eagles had put up very strong defenses and the Panthers never managed to score during the opening quarter.
The Panthers scored for the first time during the second quarter. First, Alex Kessman got a 44-yard field goal. Then, Maurice and Vincent each scored a touchdown. Quian Williams got a touchdown for the Eagles. Chad scored another field goal, this time from 45 yards out.
Alex Kessman scored a 51-yard field goal to ensure that the scores were level.
The final quarter saw the Panthers get two touchdowns to win the game. The Eagles, on the other hand, only got one touchdown and a field goal. Jared and Taysir scored for the Panthers. Arthur scored the touchdown for the Eagles while Chad scored the 48-yard field goal. Stay tuned for the highlights of the Independence bowl in the next post.