Ferrum tops Apprentice, moves to 2-0

The Panthers won their home opener 40-20 Saturday

FERRUM, Va. – Zack Clifford three for a school record 347 yards on 20-27 passing, and also tied school records for pass completions (20) and touchdown passes (3) as the Panthers routed Apprentice in their home opener.

Johnny White had six receptions for 139 yards and two scores, and Brad Green converted a pair of field goal attempts from 24 and 27 yards out. Brenden O'Neill was 7-18 passing for 138 yards and three touchdowns for the Shipbuilders (1-1).

Kevin McNeil led the Panther defense with six tackles, including four solo stops, a sack and two tackles for loss. Tyson Tillard made 11 tackles for Apprentice.