Scott Central Attendance Center announced their Homecoming Queen and Football Queen during the homecoming festivities last Friday night. Pictured here from left are Homecoming Queen Zykerra Kincaid escorted by her uncle Marty Kincaid and Football Queen Chryselyn Martin escorted by her brother Tre’ Martin.
Local teams are getting set to start the 2018 football season and only have a few more practices before the season kicks off. All Scott County teams are eager to get underway and will start their regular season games this Friday night.
Morton senior Coby Gilbert eyes the double play in third round action of the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs against Seminary. The Panthers lost game one 4-2 and dropped a heartbreaker 10-9 to the Bulldogs to end their season last Friday in Seminary.
The Morton Panthers defeated Raleigh 10-2 Friday and 10-2 again on Monday in the double elimination Round 2 of the 2018 MHSAA Baseball Championships.
The Panters face Seminary in Round 3 beginning on Thursday.
In girls softball action the Lady Panters lost both of their playoff games to Columbia to end the season.
Morton pitcher, Mallory Irby, winds up during the Lady Panther’s 13-2 home victory over the Lady Bearcats of Forest last Friday. The Lady Panthers defeated Scott Central 17-7 on Monday. The Lady Bearcats took on Scott Central Tuesday night at home, but the game had not been played at press time.
Morton High School claimed victory twice last week at home on the diamond. The Panthers defeated Choctaw Central 7-1 Tuesday before winning 6-4 against Enterprise on Saturday.
The Panters were scheduled to take on in-county rival Forest Bobcats Tuesday night. The results from that game were not available at press time.