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Hazen Highlanders football falls 48-20 in opener
The Hazen football season got off to a rocky start this past weekend as the Highlanders dropped their opener 48-20 at Franklin Pierce High School.
The Cardinals scored the opening touchdown on a 7-yard run and then piled up 27 points in the second quarter to Hazen's seven to go into the half with a 34-7 lead.
The Highlander's only points in the first half came on a 15-yard pass from Nolan Hoover to Isaiah Davis.
Franklin Pierce scored again in the third to take a 41-7 lead before Hoover connected with Davis again in the fourth quarter for a 33-yard touchdown pass play.
The Cardinals ran in another touchdown in the fourth quarter - their seventh rushing touchdown of the game.
Ryan Wong picked up the final points of the game for the Highlanders with a 19-yard touchdown run, to make the final score 48-20.
Hazen's home opener is set for 7 p.m. Friday at Renton Memorial Stadium against Liberty.