Friday night highlights 10-21-11

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 25, 2011

North Panola quarterback Martavius Butler calls for the ball from the shotgun position as he is flanked by Chris Conner (front) and Jatavius Farmer in the backfield. The Cougars got their first victory of the season, a 44-0 shutout over Independence. The Panolian photo by Myra Bean

All 3 Panola County teams win

All three Panola County teams were victorious tonight. The only local game saw North Panola win its first game of the season over Independence 42-0.

Jamal Mangrum’s final buzzer 80-yard interception return for a touchdown was the final exclamation point on the evening. Also scoring for the Cougars were Martavius Butler, Chris Conner, Tony Hibbler and two pass touchdowns to Jatavius Farmer.

The Cougars will play their final regular season game next week at home against Byhalia at 7 p.m.

South Panola

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On the road, South Panola overcame a 21-17 halftime deficit and scored 27 unanswered points in the district match against Southaven. The Tigers won 44-21.

North Delta

Finishing up its regular season tonight, North Delta traveled to Indianola and walked away with the District 1-AA Championship title with a 40-13 win. North Delta will be off next week and return to host the first round of playoff Nov. 4 against an as yet undetermined opponent.