Columbus Lions Secure Victory in Home Opener Against Amarillo Venom

by Lee Snow

The Columbus Lions electrified their fans in the home opener against the Amarillo Venom, securing a thrilling victory with a final score of 75-27. The game, held at the Lions Den on Hughston Clinic Field, was not only a showcase of exceptional football but also marked Head Coach Damian Daniels' first win at home, setting a promising tone for the season ahead.

Quarterback Marcus Brooks delivered a stellar performance, achieving an impressive 81% completion rate, showcasing his precision and skill under pressure. Running back Romello Kimbrough powered through the defense, amassing 44 rushing yards and adding depth to the Lions' offensive strategy.

Wide receiver Romond Deloatch emerged as a key player, catching 11 passes for an impressive 126 yards, demonstrating his ability to create opportunities and make crucial plays. Defensively, Droell Green led the charge with seven tackles and a pivotal interception, showcasing the Lions' strength and versatility on both sides of the ball.

The atmosphere inside the Lions Den was electric, with fans cheering on their team and creating an unforgettable experience for players and spectators alike.

Coach Daniels expressed his pride in the team's performance, highlighting their dedication and teamwork on the field. He emphasized the importance of building on this momentum as the season progresses.

The Columbus Lions' next game will be at home for Special Olympics Night against the Harrisburg Stampede on April 18. Fans can stay updated on the team's progress and schedule by visiting the Lions website