The Panthers traveled to Burke County for a showdown against the Bears on Friday.
In the end, it was the Bears who showed the Panthers how to use their claws as they held the Panthers to only seven points in their 20-7 victory at home.
Head coach Kirk Warner said the Bears stacked nine men in the box who immediately shut down the Panthers’ passing game.
“With those nine men, they shut down our passing game and our running game was ineffective,” Warner said. “We had break downs in both our offense and defense. We just were not ready to play Friday night,” he said.
The Panthers are now 4-2 overall and 0-1 in region 3A-AAA.
Read the stats and highlights in Wednesday’s edition of the Coastal Courier.
Panthers so far:
Aug. 31: McIntosh Academy 15, Liberty 0
Sept. 7: Bye week
Sept. 14: Brantley 13, Liberty 33
Sept. 21: Calvary Day 0, Liberty 45
Sept. 29: Harlem 0, Liberty 32
Oct. 5: Glenn Hills 8, Liberty 28
Oct. 12: Burke 20, Liberty 7