NP hopes for rebound after road loss

Published 5:48 am Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Cougars welcome Cleveland for Homecoming

Two teams looking to get back into the win column meet Saturday as North Panola celebrates homecoming, taking on Cleveland Central in a 6:30 p.m. kickoff.

Both squads enter the fourth week of the high school football campaign with a 1-2 record and two-game losing streaks.

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Last week North Panola fell on the road 16-12 to Holmes County Central while Cleveland Central lost 45-0 to Clarksdale.

The Class 5A Wolves lone victory came in the season opener with a 49-45 win over Murrah before dropping a 38-37 verdict to Hernando.

North Panola led Holmes County last Friday night (Sept. 9) 12-0 at halftime on a pair of TD passes from QD Walls to JJ Harrell and C.J. Newson.

The Jaguars got on the board with a touchdown and two-point to trail 12-8 late in the third quarter before scoring the winning touchdown with 4:07 remaining in the fourth quarter.