The Pioneers offense struck first when quarterback Gabe Prophet hit Joe Lauteria for a 15 yard touchdown early in the first quarter. The Pioneer defense came right back as Terry Reese grabbed an interception in the second quarter.
The defense would then go on to pick off the GSC QB’s two more times. The offense scored a late touchdown as Brandon Michael hit a streaking Ronnie Mills as he hauled in the 45 yard touchdown pass to tack on 6 more points as the game ended.
Quarterback Darold Hughes went 10 for 19 for 143 yards but threw 3 interceptions, QB Gabe Prophet went 8 for 18 for 83 yards a touchdown and an interception, and Brandon Michael went 6 for 14 for 103 yards and a touchdown.
The defense was led by Donald Marshall as he racked up 7 tackles, Matt Parker also racked up 7 tackles on the day. Tim Daly added 6 tackles and an interception while Terry Reese added 5 tackles and an interception. Mike Neal also grabbed an interception on the day.
The football team will now turn their attention to off-season workouts as they prepare for camp on August 10th. They will take the field again on September 1st when Carson-Newman travels to Glenville for the 2011 season opener.