Mississippi High School Football - Newton held off by PhiladelphiaOctober 23, 2020: Newton, MS 39345
In Friday's league game, the Philadelphia Tornadoes (Philadelphia, MS) football team tipped the host Newton Tigers (Newton, MS), by a final score of 24-18.
The Tornadoes (3-4) will now prepare for their game against Union (Union, MS). The Yellowjackets come into the 2A Region 6 game with a 6-2 record. In their last game, Union got by Lake (Lake, MS), 2-0, in a league game.
The Tigers now hold a 4-3 record. They take the field next when they host East Marion for a non-league game on Friday, October 30. Newton will battle a Eagles team coming off a 26-8 non-league loss to Franklin County (Meadville, MS). The Eagles record now stands at 2-7.