Kenwood football

Kenwood Academy running back Taylor Goodwin (#2, Jr.) prepares to receive a handoff from quarterback Lou Henson (Sr.) during the Broncos first game of the season on Friday, August 27. 

To kick off the 2021 IHSA season, the Kenwood Broncos defeated Lane Tech 27-9 on Friday, Aug. 27, on the road. 

Although there were plenty of turnovers by both teams, the Broncos managed to outscore Lane Tech 7-3 in the first quarter and 14-0 in the second quarter. A dominant performance by the defense — hoolding Lane Tech to 3 first-half points — helped the Broncos build an insurmountable 18-point lead by halftime. 

 In the second half, Lane Tech scored a touchdown late in the third quarter and Kenwood added a touchdown in the 4th, giving the Broncos a 27-9 victory.

Final Score: Kenwood 27, Lane Tech 9.

With the victory, the Broncos improved to 1-0 on the season and will play their next game against Hillcrest on the road Friday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m. 

Herald Players of The Game:

Kenwood's defense

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