The Morton Panthers hosted Kemper County for homecoming last Friday night in a Region 5 district game, but the team was unable to come away with the win. Morton could not get anything going on offense and fell 26-6 to the visiting Wildcats.
The Scott Central Rebels and head coach Devin Cooper knew going in to last Friday’s Region 6 game, they would have to play their best football to leave Philadelphia with a district win. In a game that was much closer than the final score indicated, the visiting Rebels lost to the No. 1 Tornadoes 24-14.
The Forest Bearcats welcomed the Clarkdale Bulldogs to L.O. Atkins Field last Friday night in a Region 5 district matchup. After starting the season with five consecutive losses, the Bearcats put together a strong showing to open district play with a big 42-12 win for homecoming.
The Sebastopol Bobcats were ready to play last Friday night when they hosted the Wildcats of Salem High School. Sebastopol turned in a totally dominating performance against their district opponent in the 42-6 victory to move to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in Region 4.
The Lake Hornets traveled to Pisgah High School in Sandhill last Friday night to take on the undefeated Dragons. Both teams were undefeated coming in so something had to give, and it was not the Hornets.
The Forest Bearcats tough start to the 2019 football season continued last Friday night when they hosted the Leake Central Gators. Forest dropped their fifth straight game, losing to the Gators 43-20.
The Sebastopol Bobcats football team knew the game against district foe Lumberton was going to be tough. The team did not look ahead to this matchup, but they knew it would be a telling game against the Panthers who came in ranked No. 3 in Class 1A.
As each new football season moves through the weeks of play, football teams develop certain unique tendencies that are vital to how the team performs. Over the last five weeks, the No.
Through three quarters the Lake Hornets and Morton Panthers were all tied up at 14-14 last Friday night. One of the teams would have to win the fourth quarter to earn the victory. Lake took control midway through the final quarter and held off Morton for a 30-14 win at home.
The 28th Annual Senior Memorial Golf Tournament will be held this weekend at the Forest Country Club. This year’s tournament is set to honor longtime club member and tournament participant Jim McConnell who passed away this year.