Keaton DeBoard rushed for an 11-yard touchdown in the final minutes and Tristan Gallegos’ ensuing extra-point kick propelled the Collinsville Panthers past the Crossville Lions 21-20 at Crossville High School on Friday night.
Collinsville used a five-play, 54-yard drive to rally past its DeKalb County rival.
DeBoard connected on a 23-yard pass to Colton Wills on a fourth-and-9 play, setting up the Panthers on Crossville’s 11-yard line, where DeBoard ran in the tying score.
Collinsville improved to 1-1and is scheduled to begin Class 3A, Region 7 competition at defending 3A state champion Fyffe next Friday.
Crossville fell to 0-2 and hosts Boaz in its 5A, Region 7 opener next Friday.
Further game information was not available before The Times-Journal went to press.