Franklin Regional led 28-0 at halftime Friday night on the Panthers' way to a 35-7 Big East Conference road victory at Connellsville.

Zach Gordon led the way for Franklin Regional (3-1, 4-2) with 230 yards rushing on 26 carries and touchdown runs of 8, 1 and 25 yards. Trevor Brncic completed nine passes for 186 yards and a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jeffrey Downs. 

The Falcons (0-5, 1-6) avoided the shutout on Josh Maher's 40-yard touchdown pass to Ahmad Hooper in the third quarter.

Big East Conference (AAAAA)

Franklin Regional 14-14-0-7 -- 35

Connellsville           0-0-7-0 -- 7

First Quarter

FR: Colton Johns 1 run (Anthony DiFalco kick)

FR: Jeffrey Downs 10 pass from Trevor Brncic (Anthony DiFalco kick)

Second Quarter

FR: Zac Gordon 8 run (Anthony DiFalco kick)

FR: Zac Gordon 58 run (Anthony DiFalco kick)

Third Quarter

Con: Ahmad Hooper 40 pass from Josh Maher (Gage Gillott kick)

Fourth Quarter

FR: Zac Gordon 1 run (Anthony DiFalco kick)

Records: Franklin Regional (3-1, 4-2), Connellsville (0-5, 1-6).

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