The Fort Stockton Panthers held off a talented Clint Horizon Scorpion team on Friday at Panther Stadium. The Panthers used a near perfect 1st half of play to take a 24-7 lead into the half. Panthers scoring were as follows; Aguilar, 44 yard run, Corbin Luna, 9 yard run, and Devon Rodriguez, 20yard reception.
In the 2nd half of play, Horizon began to close the gap. A Panther turnover combined with a punt lead to two Scorpion TD's. With the 3rd quarter ending at 24-21 in favor of FS, the Panthers quickly went to work and scored on a 35 yard pass from Dominic Aguilar to Zane Hodges. Horizon responded with a TD and with 4:00 minutes left in the game the score was 32-28 Fort Stockton.
Dominic Aguilar took the ball in on a 5 yard run to put the game out of reach. Horizon scored again as time expired leaving the final tally at 40-34 Fort Stockton.