A impressive crowd filled Lyboult Field as the Richmond Red Devils opened the 2019-20 season with a 41-21 win over the Connersville Spartans.
The Red Devils were led by Wyatt Byrd rushing for 215 yards and 2 touchdowns. Drew VanVleet threw for 154 yards and 4 touchdowns. Marquis Johnson had a breakout performance with 109 yards and 3 touchdowns. John Carter also had 32 yards and a touchdown.
Richmond alum Tony Sonsini picked up his first win as coach of the Red Devils.
The Red Devils are on the road next week as they travel to Mt. Vernon.