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Panthers eye homecoming win

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

The LaGrange College Panthers are hoping it’ll be a happy homecoming.

LaGrange College will host Greensboro on Saturday in a USA South game at Callaway Stadium, with kickoff set for 2 p.m.

The homecoming festivities will take place at halftime.

LaGrange College (2-3 overall) is looking for a breakthrough win after dropping its first two conference games to North Carolina Wesleyan and Averett.

North Carolina Wesleyan (1-4 overall) is also winless through its first two conference games.

LaGrange College has had its defensive issues through the first two weeks of conference play, giving up a combined 107 points against Averett and North Carolina Wesleyan.

While LaGrange College kept pace offensively for most of the game in a 52-35 loss to N.C. Wesleyan, it lost to Averett 55-7 last week.

Averett had 501 yards of offense, and it scored seven offensive touchdowns while also returning a punt for a score.

LaGrange College’s lone touchdown came on a scoring pass from Cam Perkins to Jeremiah Engram in the second quarter.

That touchdown got LaGrange College within six, but Averett scored the game’s final 32 points.

LAGRANGE COLLEGE VS. GREENSBORO

WHEN: Saturday, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Callaway Stadium

RECORDS: LaGrange College (2-3 overall, 0-2 in USA South); Greensboro (1-4 overall, 0-2 in USA South