Friday night highlights
Published 12:00 am Friday, September 28, 2007
South Panola 35, Horn Lake 7
North Panola 47, Byhalia 12
North Delta 25, Tunica Institute of Learning 20
By Brad Greer
In Byhalia, Bruce Wilbourn had a career night by rushing 37 times for 218 yards and four touchdowns to lead North Panola to a 47-12 thrashing of Byhalia in Region 3-3A play.
Wilbourn also picked off three passes as the Cougars forced six turnovers to improve to 3-2 and 2-0 in Region 3-3A.
Rodregus Salter scored on a four-yard run while Curtis Arnold scooped up a fumble and raced 70 yards for the final score.
North Panola returns home for homecomming next week against Lewisburg.
The Tigers held off a determined Horn Lake Eagle team for its 65th straight victory, 35-7.
Tig Barksdale was the leading rusher with 106 yards on 17 carries. He also had 70 yards on one reception which culminated in a touchdown.
Quarterback David Renfroe completed five of eight passes for three touchdowns before he left the game with tendonitis in his throwing shoulder.
Also scoring pass touchdowns were Xavier Lee a 53-yarder and David Baker a 12-yard pass.
Justin “J.J.” Market returned a kickoff 88-yards for a touchdown.
The Tigers will host Olive Branch in its homecoming Friday, October 5 at 7 p.m.