Destroy the Dam

Updated: Sep 12, 2018



By Emily Evans:


Homecoming week is definitely one of the most important events in a student’s four years of high school. This year’s homecoming was versus the Karns Beavers. Karns record 0-3, Powell’s 2-1. Everyone in the stands is so excited to see the outcome. Karns kicks off the ball to Powell. Then Karns recovers a fumble by Powell and now has the ball on Powell's 42-yard line. Karns -1st down, 10 minutes to go, ball on Powell's 32-yard line. Karns 0, Powell 0. Karns eases up on Powell, down by down, yard by yard. #5 Daniel Kitts completes a long pass to #7 Trey Hawkins. Karns now has the ball on Powell's 2-yard line. The Powell section of the stands is very confused, everyone thought that Powell would be the one destroying Karns from the beginning. Karns’ player #28 Austin Samples completes a 5-yard rushing touchdown and Karns now leads 7-0 after the PAT is cleared.Karns kicks off to Powell and has the ball on their own 37-yard line. Powell - 2nd down, 7 minutes to go, ball on their own 41-yard line. Powell completes their 1st down, 7 minutes to go, ball on Karns' 50-yard line. Karns player #7 Trey Hawkins intercepts a Powell pass and now has the ball on their own 17-yard line.#5 Daniel Kitts with a long pass to #10 Thomas Harper, Karns then has the ball on their own 40-yard line. Again,#5 Daniel Kitts 14 yard pass completed to #10 Thomas Harper completing a touchdown, now Karns pushes ahead 14-0. Penalties and turnovers continue to kill Powell’s spirits. Fans of Powell are completely dumbfounded at this point. They should obviously be winning. Karns kicks off to Powell. Powell has possession of the ball on their own 44-yard line. Powell keeps possession of the ball and slowly creeps up on Karns into the second quarter.#3 Bailor Walker with a long run to Karns’ 3-yard line .#44 Eli Owens with a 3-yard rushing touchdown, pushing the Panthers up 7-14. Powell takes over the ball on Karns' 50-yard line. Powell slowly comes back and #6 Riley Bryant with a 31-yard rushing touchdown, tying Karns and Powell 14-14. Powell kicks off to Karns. Karns has the ball on their own 46-yard line. Karns 14, Powell 14. After Karns slowly creeps up on Powell’s defense, #5 Daniel Kitts completes a 7-yard pass to #10 Thomas Harper for a touchdown, pushing Karns ahead 21-14. Karns kicks off to Powell and has the ball on their own 36-yard line. Then #1 Jalen Tucker, Karns’ player recovers a fumble by Powell and has the ball on their own 2-yard line. Karns’ player #5 Daniel Kitts with a long pass to #10 Thomas Harper. Karns now has the ball on their own 24-yard line. Eventually, Karns turns possession over on downs. Powell has the ball on their own 41-yard line. Powell - 1st down, under a minute left in the second quarter, the ball on Karns' 48-yard line.#16 Walker Trusley with a long pass to #6 Riley Bryant on Karns' 22-yard line.#16 Walker Trusley with a 21-yard pass completed to #44 Eli Owens to tie the game, 21-21. Halftime ensues and Powell’s band flaunts their brand new uniforms for the first time. After, Powell kicks off to Karns has possession of the ball on their own 20-yard line. Karns tries to push the ball; however falls short and punts the ball to Powell. Then #16 Walker Trusley pushes Powell forward with a long run and Powell now has the ball on Karns' 42-yard line. #16 Walker Trusley is on fire and runs the ball 42-yards for a touchdown. The Panthers now lead 28-21 after #4 James Hyman successfully completes the PAT. Karns struggles and does not successfully complete any more touchdowns throughout the game. However, Powell pushes out 3 more touchdowns