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Warhawks dominate ARC to open 2023

The Veterans Warhawks opened 2023 at home at Herb St. John Stadium against the Richmond Academy Musketeers out of Augusta earlier tonight which resulted in a Warhawks beat down. Veterans started off slow with a couple of turnovers but were able to dial in and find their rhythm as the Red, White, and Blue struck first with 2:13 left in the first as Jake Maxwell found Preston Bird for a 63 yd passing touchdown and after the PAT; the score was 7-0 Warhawks.

Later in the first quarter, Veterans’ Kayleb Jackson got a pick six and the PAT made it 14-0 Warhawks going into the second quarter. Jake Maxwell found Preston Bird again for a 12 yd passing touchdown and the PAT made it 21-0 in favor of the hpst. Late in the first half; Veterans added an 8 yd rushing touchdown and the PAT made it 28-0 Warhawks going into the locker room.

The Red, White, and Blue opened the second half with a 25 yd scoop ‘n’ score touchdown by Joshua Chavous and the PAT made it 35-0 Veterans with 11:55 left in the third. Preston Bird scored his third touchdown of the night with this one coming on the ground from 5 yds out and the PAT made the score 42-0 Warhawks.

The Red, White, and Blue were able to put their subs in and late in the third quarter; ARC scored a 5 yd touchdown to get on the board and the score would be 42-6 after the PAT was blocked. The fourth quarter was played with a running clock and Veterans defeated the Musketeers 42-6.

The Warhawks open 2023 at 1-0 and will return to Freedom Field to take on the Griffin Bears next Friday while Richmond Academy fell to 0-1 and will host Savannah next Friday.

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