In a season filled with highs and lows, the Pikeview Panthers football team showcased their resilience and determination on the field, leaving a lasting impression on their fans and opponents alike. Despite finishing the season with a 4-6 record, the Panthers managed to secure significant victories over Liberty, Westside, and Wyoming East, demonstrating their potential and ability to compete against formidable adversaries.
Throughout the season, the Panthers displayed a commendable offensive performance, averaging 20 points per game. Led by their dynamic playmakers, the team showcased their scoring prowess and ability to find the end zone. The players’ dedication and hard work paid off in thrilling victories that electrified the Pikeview faithful.
While the team faced challenges on the defensive side of the ball, conceding an average of 30 points per game, it was their remarkable performance against the renowned Bluefield squad that highlighted their true character. Despite ultimately falling short, the Panthers exhibited an unwavering spirit and tenacity, putting up a valiant fight against one of the state’s powerhouses.
Another memorable win came against Westside, where the Panthers overcame adversity and emerged victorious. The players’ determination and perseverance were on full display as they executed their game plan flawlessly. It was a game that demonstrated the team’s cohesiveness and unwavering belief in their abilities.
A victory against Wyoming East further solidified the Panthers’ credibility. The team’s ability to seize opportunities and capitalize on crucial moments proved instrumental in securing the win. The players showcased their talent and potential, providing a glimpse of the promising future ahead for Pikeview football.
Despite their 4-6 record, the Pikeview Panthers’ 2022 season was marked by resilience, determination, and moments of triumph. Their victories over Liberty, Westside, and Wyoming East showcased their ability to rise to challenges and compete at a high level. The team’s average of 20 points per game demonstrates their offensive prowess, while their remarkable performance against Bluefield deserves admiration.
As the Panthers look to the future, they can draw inspiration from the tenacity they displayed during the 2022 season. With continued dedication, hard work, and the valuable experience gained, Pikeview is poised for success in the seasons to come. The community eagerly anticipates the next chapter of Pikeview Panthers football, confident in the team’s ability to thrive and achieve even greater triumphs on the gridiron.
Pikeview High School’s football team, the Panthers, is set to kick off their highly anticipated 2023 season under the guidance of Head Coach Jason Spears. With Coach Spears entering his fifth season at the helm, the Panthers are poised to build upon their past successes and continue their upward trajectory. Although they face the challenge of a young roster, the team is brimming with talent and potential.
With only seven returning starters from last fall, the Panthers will rely on a group of promising sophomores to carry the team forward. This talented sophomore class includes running backs Peyton Mounts and Kalum Kiser, quarterback Brayden Mullins, linebacker Logan Cook, and offensive lineman Jessy Roberts. These young players have demonstrated their skills and determination in practices and offseason training, leaving fans and coaches excited about their potential impact on the field.
While youth dominates the roster, the experience of senior offensive lineman Luke Shorter will be crucial in anchoring the offensive line and providing leadership to his younger teammates. Shorter’s knowledge of the game and ability to mentor the less-experienced players will undoubtedly prove invaluable to the team’s progress throughout the season.
As the Panthers look ahead to the upcoming season, their primary focus will be on developing their young talent and establishing a cohesive team dynamic. Under the tutelage of Coach Spears, who has proven his ability to nurture and elevate his players’ abilities, the Panthers aim to improve upon their previous achievements and make their mark on the football scene.
With a blend of youthful energy, experienced leadership, and promising talent, the 2023 Pikeview Panthers are poised for an exciting season. Fans can expect an electrifying display of skill, passion, and teamwork as the team strives to exceed expectations and leave their mark on the football landscape. Be sure to catch the Panthers in action as they embark on their journey towards success.
2023 Pikeview Football Roster
Senior Football Roster
- Class: AA
- City: Princeton
- County: Mercer
- Superintendent: Ed Toman
- Principal: Anna Lilly
- Assistant Principal: Gretchen Harshbarger, Jason Underwood
- Athletic Director: Jason Underwood
- Head Coach: Jason Spears
- Assistant Coaches: Josh Blankenship, Billy Strickland, Josh Wyatt, Tommy Symns, Danny Miller, Bobby Crawford
- Sports Medicine Staff: :
- Cheerleading Coaches: Michele Blankenship, Sam Nelson
- Nickname: Panthers
- Band Director: Lucas Woods
- Team Doctor:
- Head Coach Information
# Pos. Name Gr Ht Wt Avg
2 RB/LB Kyle Williams 9
5 WR/DB Peyton Mounts 10
7 QB/LB Braiden Mullins 10
8 TE/DB Caleb Honaker 9
10 WR/DB Henry Cox 9
14 WR/DB Corbin Justice 10
22 QB/LB Braden Huggins 9
24 RB/LB Blake Basham 9
32 RB/LB Logan Cook 10
40/64 OL/LB IAN SPADE 11
42 RB/DB Josh Hedrick 9
44 RB/DB Chase Mounts 12
50 OL/DL Bryson Thompson 9
52 / 88 TE/DE Andrew Phillips 11
54 OL/DL Gage Thompson 11
55 OL/DL Eli Horton 10
58 TE/LB Kaiden Lambert 12
69 OL/DL Luke Shorter 11
76 OL/DL Ryan Cochran 9
85 TE/DE Owen Underwood 10
Credit – Jessica Duke