Estero exploded for a 35 point second quarter and cruised to the shutout of Cypress Lake.
The Wildcats (5-2) were paced by Eric McFadden, who rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns. Ricky Lopez added a pair of touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving, and Evan Campbell added a 2-yard scoring run.
“We preached for the last two weeks not to look past [Cypress],” said Wildcats coach Rich Dombroski. “We told our kids to take care of business in the first half and we did.”
The Panthers (0-8) were held to 122 total yards , and turned the ball over four times. A fumble late in the second quarter was returned 24 yards by senior linebacker David Vasquez for a score.