September 13, 2018
Southern Torch (3854 articles)


(Photo by Marla Jones)

By Marla JonesSports Editor

HIGDON, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 15-12 in overtime on Friday night and remain perfect in regular season play.

The first quarter of the game was a slugfest between the Panthers and the Lions with neither team scoring.

The Panthers scored first in the second quarter with a 4-yard run by Jarrod Barkley.  The extra point by Jason Perez failed, giving the Collinsville Panthers the 6-0 lead with 9:07 remaining in the second quarter.  With 1:07 remaining in the first half, Kaleb Jones connected with Barkley on a 17-yard pass for the score.  The PAT failed but the Panthers had the 12-0 lead.  With one second left in the first half, the Bisons dashed in from a yard out.  The kick failed and the teams went into the half, 12-6.

The third quarter was a battle similar to the first quarter, with neither team scoring.

With :35 remaining in regulation play, the Bisons scored on a 56-yard pass.  The PAT failed and the game went into overtime.

The Panthers held the Bisons during their overtime possession.  Jason Perez kicked one in from 25 yards out to bring home the win for the Collinsville Panthers.

Collinsville (3-0) will host the Fyffe Red Devils on Friday night.

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