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That was Paris High Wildcat Garrius Savage after Friday’s 74-20 victory over North Lamar. Micah Jenkins led the Wildcats with 21 points while Savage added 16. Paris will have a rematch with Pleasant Grove for first place in the district on Tuesday night.
Also, on Friday night, the Paris Lady Cats defeated the North Lamar Pantherettes 52-50. Nya Williams scored the game-winner for Paris with 4 seconds left in the game.
The Chisum Mustangs clinched a playoff spot with their 77-45 victory over Lone Oak. The Lady Mustangs lost to Lone Oak 69-45.
The Prairiland Lady Patriots lost to Edgewood 72-36. The Rivercrest Lady Rebels defeated Maud 29-26 to secure the final playoff spot in the district. Anna Duvall finished with 8 points for Rivercrest.
Bi-District playoffs start this week. Rivercrest will play Alba-Golden Thursday at 7:30 in Sulphur Springs. Cooper and Detroit will play each other at Paris High at 8:00 pm on Thursday. At 6:00 pm from Paris High, Prairiland and Pottsboro will play each other.
North Lamar will play Bullard. They are still waiting on the finalization of the location.
Almost 40 years since his retirement from the NFL, Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson can finally add ‘Hall of Fame Member’ to his resume.
An 11-year veteran of the Cowboys, Pearson will be the last member of the 1970s All-Decade Team to receive a gold jacket this August.
Tom Brady has done it again. The Bucs quarterback has won his 7th Super Bowl championship after Tampa defeated the Chiefs 31-9 last night. It’s the first time in Patrick Mahomes NFL career that his team has lost by double digits. Brady was named the MVP for Super Bowl 55.