Hillsborough defeats Robinson 45-6 in season opener

Terriers run out to the field to kick-off the season.

Terriers won 45-6 against Robinson Friday night in the first game of the season after last week’s game was rained out.

Before the game started, the Terriers ran through the iconic H curtain, the first group locked hands and ran through together leading the rest of the team out. “We have great chemistry,” said quarterback Caleb Pierce.

Hillsborough had a strong lead by the end of the first quarter and Robinson wasn’t able to catch up throughout the rest of the game.

After another Robinson field goal, Zachary Long kicked a field goal and advanced the score 17-6 in favor of the Terriers during the second quarter.

After a halftime show performed by the Big Red Band and the HHS dancerettes, the second half started off with a kick return by Erriyon Knighton.

During the last quarter, Jaquan Washington picked up a fumble and ran it 90 yards to a touchdown. Making the last score of the night.  “I feel great and thats how you close out a game,” Washington said.

Alongside the game there was music blasting to amp up the crowd and hype everyone up. “Robinson was doing a lot of talking on Instagram but we handled it,” Anthony Allen said.

Terrier fans packed the stands to cheer on their team. “I appreciate the whole Hillsborough community and the fans that came and supported, keep coming out,” said offensive guard Emmill Romeo.