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The Hannibal Pirates and Palmyra Panthers both came up short in their final regular season games Friday night.

Hannibal, the top-ranked team in Class 4, stayed with Columbia Battle for three quarters before losing 50-27. Battle is the second-ranked team in Class 5. The loss drops the Pirates to 7-2 heading into district play.

Meanwhile, the annual Mayor's Cup game goes to Monroe City as they edge Palmyra 22-16. Monroe City broke a 16-16 tie with 1:18 to go in the game on a 26 yard TD run by senior running back Logan Minter. Both Palmyra and Monroe City end their regular season with 6-3 records.

In other Missouri games Friday night:

Brookfield 28 Clark County 0

South Shelby 33 Scotland County 7

Macon 24 Centralia 23

Highland 43 Louisiana 12

Mark Twain 28 Clopton/Elsberry 20

South Callaway 48 Van-Far 0

Wright City 23 Bowling Green 14

In Illinois:

Quincy High 49 East Moline 0

Quincy Notre Dame 41 Monmouth-Roseville 0

West Hancock 40 Morrison 35

Central 48 Pleasant Hill/Western 14

Brown County 50 North Greene 0

Unity/Payson 63 West Central 0

Pleasant Plains 36 Pittsfield 34