Palmyra’s Season Ends, Monroe City Advances
A pair of winning streaks were extended on Missouri high school district championship night Friday.
In Class 2, the Clark County Indians won their seventh game in a row with a 26-16 victory over the Panthers in Palmyra.
The difference in the game was turnovers, with Palmyra losing three fumbles and throwing two interceptions.
The total yardage was fairly even, with Clark County having the edge 399 to 358.
The Indians scored on a seven yard run by Zeb Riney, a one yard run by London Brunk, a 45 yard pass from Brunk to Dalton Albert, and a 49 yard run by Caleb Lapsley.
The Panthers' points came on a 32 yard Noah Mencer field goal, an eight yard run by Peyton Plunkett and a 24 yard run in the closing seconds by Jacob Kroeger.
Clark County's win avenges a loss to Palmyra back in week five, which is the last time the Indians lost a game.
North Callaway travels to Clark County for quarterfinal play next Saturday.
Meanwhile, in Class 1, Monroe City extended their record to 12-0 with a 56-26 win over South Shelby.
The Panthers amassed 517 total yards, compared to 204 yards for the Cardinals.
Getting into the scoring column for Monroe City were Keenan Batsell, Zach Osborn, Nehemiah Batsell, Cole Pennewell, Gage Bottoms and Blake Hays.
South Shelby's scores came from Cody McKenzie, Brock Wood and Kanon Kendrick.
The Panthers move on to face Westran in the quarterfinals next weekend.