Friday morning, Raekwon McMillan was in the spotlight as he received his Under-Armour All-American jersey.
Friday night, the senior stood out on the field where he helped the Panthers beat Academy of Richmond County 26-10 in Augusta.
McMillan played on both sides of the ball, rushing for 127 yards on 11 carries and tallying 15 tackles and forcing a fumble.
The Panther defense held the Musketeers to 133 total yards.
The Panther offense, on the other hand, capitalized on three fumbles and an interception.
The Liberty boys were already guaranteed a playoff spot, after thumping South Effingham last week 41-17. Friday’s victory put the boys in a better playoffs bracket.
The brackets were not published by press time.
Liberty finished the regular season 8-2 overall and 2-2 in Region 3-AAAA.
In other football news the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders suffered their second shutout of their two-year old program. Friday the Highlanders were in Pinehurst losing to Fullington Academy, 42-0, to close out the year.
The FPCA fan base still celebrated and cheered for their small squad who never backed down despite facing much larger and older teams throughout the year.
The FPCA boys went 0-9 and 0-4 in class 2-AA of the Georgia Independent School Association.