SHARPSBURG, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity football team dropped its first road contest of the 2020 campaign on Friday night, Sept. 11, succumbing to the Trinity Christian Lions 41-7.
The Lions led 13 -0 after the first quarter pushed the lead to 34 by winning the second period 21-0.
The Lions scored again in the third period while Mount Vernon posted its lone score of the game in the final quarter of play.
Senior quarterback Blake Kytle finished the game 15-for-26 with one touchdown and one interception while throwing for 234 yards.
Classmate Andrew Douglas led the team in receiving with seven catches and 72 yards.
Freshman Jonathan Gallinaro caught Mount Vernon's lone touchdown - a 26-yard pass from Kytle late in the fourth quarter.
Junior Tyson Wall and sophomore Aaron Gates led the Lions with two touchdowns each.
The Mustangs (0-2) return to action on Friday, Sept. 18, traveling to Mt. Paran Christian School.
Kickoff against the Eagles is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Kennesaw, Ga.
The Eagles most recently fell to Mt. Pisgah 28-14 on Friday night.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.