V.J. Fitzpatrick is apparently destined to become a big name in area prep football.
saw its senior quarterback run circles around on his way to an amazing six touchdowns as the Panthers routed the Pioneers, 50-16, in each team’s season opener.
Duchesne kept the game close until the second half before Zumwalt North broke it open in the second half. In fact, the Pioneers led 16-8 early in the contest, only to be dominated in the second half, 30-0.
Fitzpatrick’s memorable performance included TD runs from 64, 28, 20, 56 and 80 yards. He finished with an astounding 298 yards rushing on a mere 13 carries.