Mississippi High School Football - Newton County felled by QuitmanOctober 5, 2018: Quitman, MS 39355
The Newton County Cougars football team (Decatur, MS), was knocked off 47-20 in Friday's league challenge with the host Quitman Panthers (Quitman, MS)
The Panthers (4-4) will now prepare for their challenge against Northeast Jones (Laurel, MS). The Tigers come into the 4A Region 5 challenge with a 0-7 record. In their last challenge, Northeast Jones was knocked off by West Lauderdale (Collinsville, MS), 33-7, in a league challenge.
The Cougars now sport a 2-6 record. They take the field next when they host Northeast Lauderdale for a 4A Region 5 challenge on Thursday, October 11. Newton County will meet a Trojans team coming off a 22-21 league loss to Mendenhall (Mendenhall, MS). The Trojans record now stands at 4-3.