Defense helps Buffalo dust Jackets, Go to 4-0

VHS receiver Q’Zorian Kennedy races upfield through the Leesburg defense for a big gain in the second quarter Friday night in Leesburg. The Villages defeated Leesburg 35-6 to run its record to 4-0.

The Villages High School football program waited 20 years to play Leesburg.

On Friday night at Hubert O. Dobney Stadium, the Buffalo welcomed themselves with one of the rudest introductions imaginable.

Leesburg played as many quarterbacks (four) as first downs gained (four) in a first-ever meeting dominated by VHS defensively, as the Buffalo rolled to a 35-6 road victory in a battle of unbeatens in Leesburg.

VHS (4-0) held Leesburg (3-1) to just 60 yards of total offense — highlighted by minus-20 yards rushing — while tearing up the Yellow Jackets’ depth chart at quarterback with seven sacks and two interceptions defensively.

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