Mountain Pine put forth a good scoring effort last week and even improved upon it this week, but that didn't prove quite enough. It and Palestine-Wheatley were almost perfectly matched up, but Mountain Pine suffered an agonizing 36 - 35 defeat. The outcome was a definite jolt of excitement for Mountain Pine after its previous game, where the margin was anything but close.
The win lifted Palestine-Wheatley to 10-2. The defeat brought Mountain Pine down to 7-5. The loss is only the most recent in a discouraging three-game streak.
The end of the season is closing in, but Palestine-Wheatley is still looking to squeeze in a win in its upcoming game. Palestine-Wheatley is set to face off against Salem in a playoff match this Friday at 7:00 PM. The two teams have similar MaxPreps state rankings, so Palestine-Wheatley should prepare for a close contest.
Playoff bracket for these teams
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