Palmetto receiver Desean Cannon scored two long touchdowns one a 58-yard catch on a seam route before halftime, and the other a 40-yard punt return in the fourth quarter that put the score out of reach as Palmetto (2-0) beat Sunset at Tropical Park.
Cannon finished with two receptions for 76 yards, and quarterback Matt Coll went 9 for 17 for 145 yards.
Coll, after shaking off an early interception, had the one passing touchdown to Cannon and ran for another score on a 2-yard sneak.
Matt is probably one of the top premier quarterbacks in this area that no one knows about, Palmetto coach Matthew Dixon said. He has a great arm, can move around the pocket well, makes some great reads.
Palmettos Dwayne Pruitt was responsible for two scores. He blocked a punt that resulted in teammate Rawshawn Hope picking it up and scoring the first touchdown of the game. Pruitt later ran for a touchdown from 37 yards.
The Panthers defense registered five sacks, forced six fumbles and recovered two of them. The one touchdown they surrendered came on a 30-yard quarterback keeper by Sunsets Juwel Leguerre.