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Panthers fall to Johnson
Liberty to host Groves on Wednesday
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The Liberty County Panthers play Appling County at home Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m. - photo by File photo

SAVANNAH – The Johnson Atomsmashers broke out to an early lead, as Samari Dowdy ran for 302 yards, and the Atomsmashers held on for a 22-21 win over the Liberty County Panthers on Friday night.

Dowdy ran for three scores, and Malon Petty added a field goal for the Atomsmashers, now 4-1 on the season and 2-0 in Region 3-AAA.

Dowdy’s third TD of the game gave Johnson a 22-7 lead midway through the fourth quarter. But the Panthers responded, as Carlos Singleton threw two touchdown passes in the third quarter.

The Panthers, now 2-3 on the season and 0-2 in the region, will host Groves on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Donell Woods Stadium.

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