The Panthers started this game right where they left off against Samson before Thanksgiving break, jumping out to an 11-1 start. After that, things started to turn south for the Panthers, the Bulldogs then went on a 44-4 run and lead the Panthers 45-15 at the Half. The Panthers were never able to recover the big Geneva County run, even though Geneva County only outplayed Geneva 23-20 in the second half. The Panthers were led by Junior Timothy McReynolds with 9 points, Damion Kemmerlin with 6 points, and Tyrese McIntyre with 5 points. The Bulldogs were led by standout football star Emmanuel Henderson with 21 points and J’Quan Broxson with 20 points. E-Man and J’Quan accounted for a combined 42 out of the Bulldogs 68 total points. The Panthers are back in action tonight against county rival Slocomb, and will start immediately following the girls conclusion. You can catch that action right here on www.genevapanthers.com. Go Panthers!
The Geneva Lady Panthers came into this county rivalry game against Geneva County with just 1 win on the season, that coming against St. James in the opening tournament of the season. The Lady Panthers came out strong on defense and hung with the hughly touted Lady Bulldogs for most of the first half. Offensively the Lady Panthers never could overcome the turnover issues that lingered throughout the game. The Lady Panthers finished the game with 21 turnovers, while losing 64-42. The Lady Panthers leading scorers were madison Johnson with 11, Tamarah Johnson with 10, and Melody Watson with 6. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Tennessee Lady Volunteer signee Karoline Striplin with 29 points. The Lady Panthers are back in action and looking to rebound against the Slocomb Lady Redtops tonight at 5:45. That game will be available to watch LIVE right here on www.genevapanthers.com. Go Panthers!
Class of 2020 – Baccalaureate Service
The Baccalaureate services for the Geneva High School Class of 2020 will be a virtual service that will be live-streamed free of charge for all students, their families, and members of the community to view.
The service will begin tonight, May 20, 2020, at 6:00 PM CST.
We are truly sorry that the circumstances of the Covid-19 virus has lead to this unconventional service, but the safety of our Geneva City Schools’ students is of paramount importance to us, and having a virtual service was a better option than a cancellation;
These students are all part of the Panther family, and while we cannot gather with them in person due to these trying times, we can all gather with them in spirit and in prayer.
Please tune into our virtual service and pray along with these young men and women, and may our Lord comfort them in these times, and in the future journeys these graduates will face.
To view the live-stream, simply click here click on the livestream link above. This is a free event, but you will need to register for a free NFHS account in order to view this service.
On Saturday, February 29, The Varsity Panthers hosted a game against Geneva County.
Geneva started off with the lead late in the game in a 15-4 victory over Geneva County. The game was tied at four with Geneva batting in the bottom of the fourth when Kahari McReynolds singled on a 2-2 count. He scored two runs.
Geneva secured the victory due to 11 runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by McReynolds, Trent Spann, Clayton Dunn, and Aubrey Jenkins, an error on a ball put in play by Harrison McGowan and McReynolds, and a groundout by Ryan Jackson.
In the bottom of the third inning, the Panthers tied things up at four when Spann singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Jackson was on the pitcher’s mound for the Panthers. He pitched two innings, allowing one hit and four runs while striking out two.
The Panthers racked up 11 hits in the game. Jenkins, Garner, and Spann all managed multiple hits. They each got two hits to lead Geneva. The Panthers tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Dunn led the way with three.
Their record is now 3-4.
On Saturday, February 22nd, the Varsity Geneva Panthers travelled you Eufaula to play both Eufaula and Headland.
This game was a heartbreaker for the Geneva Panthers, as they lost the lead late in a 4-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Eufaula batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for Eufaula.
The Geneva Panthers lost despite out-hitting Eufaula four to three.
Ross Bixby led things off on the hill for Geneva. He surrendered two runs on one hit over four innings, striking out eight. Aubrey Jenkins threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Clayton Dunn led Geneva with two hits in three at bats. Geneva stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Kahari McReynolds led the way with two.
Geneva next played Headland. The Panthers watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 12-1 loss to Headland on Saturday. Headland scored on a walk by Edwards, a groundout by Jordan, and a single by Summerlin in the second inning.
The Panthers struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Headland, giving up 12 runs.
Clayton Dunn was on the mound for Geneva. He went two innings, allowing five runs on three hits and striking out two. Aubrey Jenkins and Preston Garner entered the game from the bullpen, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one and one-third innings respectively.
The Panthers tallied five hits in the game. Dunn and Jenkins all managed multiple hits for Geneva. Jenkins and Dunn each collected two hits to lead Geneva.
Their record is now 2-3.