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Kavs start season with a 55-0 win

Kenston Forest School’s varsity football team traveled to North Carolina to play Lawrence Academy on Saturday and recorded a 55-0 season-opening victory.

“I think they worked really hard and, overall, gave a quality performance,” Kavaliers Head Coach Joseph Kaiser said of his players. “Our guys have learned all the techniques that we’ve taught them, they’re running the plays to perfection, and I think that we have some work that we need to do, but overall, I’m very happy with their efforts.”

Helping lead the way on offense for the Kavs was junior Quinton Hawkins, who ran for 146 yards and four touchdowns.

“He’s a pretty good back,” Kaiser said. “He works really hard, and he has a great attitude, for sure.”

Hawkins was shouldering some of the load that will normally go to senior Jah’Tavious Houston, who did not play Saturday.

“We wanted to rest him just to get him ready for next week,” Kaiser said. “He’s feeling fine. It’s just something that we felt was needed at the time.”

Junior quarterback Moe’Wuante “Moe Moe” Morrison threw for 90 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. Sophomore wide receiver Trey Lewis had a 22-yard touchdown catch and also ran for 42 yards and a score. Junior tight end Triston Long caught a 55-yard touchdown pass.

On defense, senior linebacker Colton Carter recorded 13 tackles and one sack. Junior defensive end/safety Ronique Capers had 10 tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one defensive touchdown and one deflection.