From preseason injuries to upperclassman stepping up, Lumberton put the pieces together to make a run at a state football title. Although the Panthers fell short, Coach Zach Jones led the team to a 12-4 record and PineBelt Sports Coach of the Year honors.
The Lumberton Panthers will be served one last plate of spaghetti this week in the hopes it serve them one last win – a 1A state.
The Lumberton Panthers are heading to the South State Championship after defeating Leflore County in a nail biter Friday night.
In a game that see-sawed back and forth with five lead changes, Lumberton’s defense again stood strong late in the game to give the Panthers the 29-28 win in dramatic fashion.
Lumberton advances to the second round of the playoffs with a 26-0 win over McAdams Friday night. In a game of offensive struggles for both teams and 21 total penalties amongst the two, it was the Panthers’ defense that showed a strong performance, resulting in a win for the Panthers.
The Lumberton Panthers look to avenge last year’s early exit from the playoffs as they host McAdams (6-5) Friday night.
Lumberton finished the regular season undefeated in district play and look to keep that streak alive as they start the playoffs.
In a night where temperatures dipped to the mid 40’s, the Lumberton Panthers were red hot enroute to a 50-16 win over visiting Mount Olive. The night was full of energy as the Panthers dominated for the majority of the game on senior night.