~ Athlete of the Week selected by the publisher
Page County High School junior quarterback Hayden Plum threw for one touchdown and ran for another in the Panthers’ 29-15 loss to Staunton last Friday night.
On Friday during Senior Night at PCHS, Plum connected with senior Dylan Hensley on a 33-yard strike in the opening minutes of the game. Then, just before the half, Plum plunged in from one yard out to keep Page within two points of the Storm heading into the locker room. Those proved to be the only touchdowns of the night for the Panthers, as penalties and turnovers plagued the home team in the second half.
Plum was chosen by the PVN Sports crew as the “Player of the Game” for the Panthers.
In a rescheduled game on Tuesday night against Nelson County, Plum again used his arm and his legs to put points on the board in a 47-6 romp of the visiting team.
This Friday night the Panthers travel north on Route 340 to Bulldog Field to take on their cross-county rivals in Luray. The Bulldogs enter the game at 2-0 after a tough-fought 13-12 win over Buffalo Gap on Sept. 3. Page County is now 1-2, but with only one loss in the district. This key Bull Run District matchup could have postseason implications in the early going of the 2021 fall season. PVN Sports will accompany the NFHS livestream during Friday night’s “Battle of Route 340”.
For schedules, rosters and results, check the Bull Run District website.