Pine View (Utah) quarterback Kody Wilstead threw for 166 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 42-7 win over Agassi Prep at Rancho on Friday.
The Panthers (1-0) took control early, scoring on their second possession when Wilstead connected with junior receiver Steve Bangerter for a 6-0 lead.
The Panthers also ran the ball effectively led by running back Pano Tiatia, who rushed for 56 yards in the first half including a 14-yard touchdown run that gave the Panthers a 14-0 lead at halftime. Tiatia finished with 106 rushing yards.
The Panthers padded their lead in the third quarter, scoring on Wilstead touchdown passes of 43 and 13 yards to wide receiver Blake Ence and Tiatia’s second touchdown run, a 23-yarder. Both of Wilstead scoring passes followed interceptions, and the Panthers led 35-0 after three quarters.
Reserve quarterback Riley Livingston completed a 3-yard touchdown pass to running back Jaden Peterson to give the Panthers a 42-0 lead in the middle of the fourth quarter.
The Stars avoided the shutout on an 11-yard touchdown run by Stephan Laushaul, who finished with 58 yards rushing. Kobe Williams led Agassi Prep (0-1) with 98 yards rushing, most during the fourth quarter.