Thursday night lights: Newberry goes over .500, beats Eastside, 28-14
Panthers beat Rams 28-14
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Week seven of high school football in NCFL is underway. The Newberry Panthers spoiled homecoming for the Eastside Rams on Thursday night at Citizens Field, 28-14.
The game turned late in the second quarter. With Newberry trailing, 7-6, Bryce Russell ran 35 yards on a fake punt to set up the go-ahead touchdown by Riley Hester with 27 seconds remaining in the first half, giving the Panthers a 14-7 lead.
The Panthers improve to 4-3 on the season, while the Rams sit winless at 0-7.
Newberry continues its season against Dixie County, and the Rams will host their next game against Palatka. Both games take place on October 22.
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