Panthers Hold Off Red Hawks
Jason Fite/Sports Writer Barry Churchwell/Stats Hulon Dunn/Photos
August 31, 2023
The Lewis County High School Panthers stepped out of classification as they hosted the Creek Wood Red Hawks of Region 5 4A on Friday night, August 26.
With the extreme heat, the game was pushed back from its normal kickoff time of 7:00 to 8:00, and the heat seemed to affect both teams.
The Panthers and Red Hawks played an even first quarter as the Panther offense struggled to find traction while the defense forced two Red Hawk turnovers in a scoreless opening period.
The Panther defense would continue to play strong in the second quarter as they limited the Red Hawks to -8 yards of offen...