Bobcats claim impressive victory, Bearcats, Panthers, Hornets fall
It was a Homecoming to remember last Friday night as Scott Central and Mendenhall headed into the fourth quarter tied 20-20, but the Rebels had claimed an eight point lead by the time the final whistle blew to remain perfect at 6-0 on the season with the 28-20 win.
Next up, the Rebels, now No. 1 in 2A play, face the Pelahatchie Chiefs in at home Thursday night due to Fall Break. The Chiefs enter the game with a 2-4 record after their 41-20 league loss to Velma Jackson.
In Sebastopol Friday night the Bobcats took care of business with a decisive 23-6 victory over the Rams of Vardaman.
The Bobcats, 3-3 on the season, head to Noxapater this week. The Tigers come into the non-league challenge with a 2-4 record. In their last challenge, Noxapater defeated Hamilton, 40-22, in a league play.
In Friday’s league match, the visiting Enterprise Bulldogs football squad scored a close 20-14 victory over the Morton Panthers.
The Panthers, now 2-4, will head to Clarkdale this week. The Bulldogs enter the 3A Region 5 match with a 7-0 record. In their last bout, Clarkdale spoiled Forest’s Homecoming 37-14 in league play.
With the loss, Forest moves to 2-4 on the season. The Bearcats travel to Southeast Lauderdale to take on the Tigers in a 3A Region 5 outing this week. The Tigers come into the game with a record of 1-5. Southeast Lauderdale lost 40-0 last week against Union.
Kemper County Wildcats fans left the game happy Friday night claiming a 32-21 victory over the visiting Lake Hornets in a league test. With the win, Kemper County improves its record to 4-2 on the campaign.
With the loss, Lake drops to 1-5 on the season. The Hornets host Newton this week in a 2A Region 5 game. The Tigers come into the game with a record of 5-1. Newton won 36-14 in their recent league match against Nanih Waiya.