Dakotah James, No. 26, left, of the Pace Patriots, tries to find room to run into the end zone around defending Milton Panther player No. 12, Christian Walker, during first-half action in their game Friday night at Milton High. However, Milton fought its way back to win the game 28-20 and take back the "bronze helmet" trophy.
Christian Walker, No. 12 of the Milton Panthers, takes down J.C. Curry of the Pace Patriots as Curry tried to find room to run around the end of the Panthers defense Friday night during their game played at Milton.
J.C. Curry, No 4 of the Pace Patriots, finds no room to run as his path is blocked by defending Milton High Panther players No. 7, DeMichael McQueen, and No. 8, Brandon Reyes, during their game Friday night at Milton High.
Pace High Athletic Director Robert Freeman shows the crowd the "bronze helmet," a kind of trophy passed back and forth between Pace and Milton as a symbol of the current winner of the football rivalry between the two schools. This year Milton took possession of the helmet after beating Pace 28-20 in their game played Friday night at Milton High.
Milton High students Jacob Martir, 15, and Justin Williams, 15, show off their wardrobes complete with pink socks, worn by many students, as a sign of their support in the fight against breast cancer. Milton hosted the Pace Patriots in their continuing football rivalry Friday night.
Milton High student Ciarra Melvin, 17, showed up in glitter glory in support of her Milton High Panthers as they hosted the Pace Patriots Friday night. Milton went on to win the long running rivalry between the two schools, 28-20.
Isaiah Jones, No. 2 of the Milton Panthers, hauls in this pass against defending Pace Patriots player No. 4, J. C. Curry, setting up the second TD of the evening for the Panthers in the third-quarter during their game Friday night at Milton High.
Andre Flakes, No. 15 of the Milton Panthers, shakes a Pace defender as he searches for an opening into the end zone to score the second TD for Milton in the third quarter a few seconds later. This put Milton up 14-10 but Pace answered moments later to go ahead again, 17-14.
Dakotah James, No. 26 of the Pace Patriots, can't quite find the handle on this pass and it goes incomplete as Michael Melendez of the Milton Panthers comes up from behind to defend in third-quarter action in their game Friday night at Milton High.
Stefon Hayles, No. 3 of the Pace Patriots, tries to catch up to Andre Flakes, No. 15 of the Milton High Panthers, who picked up big yardage on this play setting up the first TD for the Panthers Friday night during their game played at Milton High. The Panthers won 28-20.
Members of the Milton High coaching staff celebrate after Isaiah Jones, caught a pass deep in the territory of the Pace Patriots to set up the second Panthers TD of the evening against the Pace Patriots. Milton went on to win 28-20.