Friday night highlights
Published 12:00 am Friday, October 5, 2007
Tigers silence Quistors
The USA Today No. 13 ranked South Panola Tigers remain perfect on the season with a 17-3 defeat of No. 2 Clarion Ledger ranked Olive Branch.
The Tigers’ win streak now stands at 66 as Nikki Dillon was crowned homecoming queen.
It was a hard fought battle as the Tigers went into halftime with a 3-0 lead on a David Renfroe 26-yard field goal with 35 seconds left in the half.
In the second quarter, Nick Parker scored on a one-yard run with 6:42 left in the third quarter. With Renfroe’s PAT, the Tigers led 10-0.
The Tigers held Olive Branch to a 37-yard field goal with 4:20 left in the third quarter.
Renfroe scored the next touchdown on a two-yard run on first and goal with 3:14 left in the third quarter. The PAT was good for the 17-3 lead.
Both teams were short on some yards. South Panola had 170 total yards with 149 rushing and 21 passing. Olive Branch had 61 total yards with 50 passing and 11 rushing.
North Delta fell 23-13 to big district rival Delta Academy.
It took three hours and five minutes for North Panola and Lewisburg to end their district matchup. The Cougars came out on top 42-14. Quarterback Quinn Ellis threw two touchdown passes to lead the team.
Adrianna Lamar was crowned homecoming queen and presented during halftime.
This is the Cougars’ third straight win and they are undefeated in the district 3-0 and have an overall record of 4-2 under first year returning head coach Clifton Davis Jr.
The Cougars will host non-division foe Oxford next Friday at 7 p.m.