The football season couldn’t have started off much worse for the Newton Tigers on Saturday.
The Tigers opened the season with a two-quarter jamboree against West Lowndes at Louisville High School on Saturday, losing 14-0.
There wasn’t a lot of difference between Lake and Newton County on the football field Friday night.
The difference was a converted two-point conversion by the Hornets late in the game that gave them an 8-7 win over the Cougars to cap off a six-team jamboree.
The Newton County Academy softball team only got in one game last week but they made it count.
The Lady Generals hammered rival Sylva Bay 13-5 to improve to 4-5 on the season.
NCA will return to action this week as they travel to Wayne on Monday and will host Sylva Bay on Tuesday.
NCA 13, Sylva Bay 5
The Lake Lady Hornets remained unbeaten as they crushed four more opponents last week.
The Lady Hornets hammered Clinton 17-0 on Monday and then battered Bay Springs 13-3 on Thursday. On Saturday, Lake crushed Vicksburg 16-0 and then beat Richland 16-2.