The Thursday night lights were kind to Leon High School as the Lions and Lady Lions emerged with victories.
At 6pm, the Leon Lady Lions volleyball team squared off against cross-town rival Lincoln in the 2-5A District Finals. Both squads played hard during the match hosted by Chiles High School, but Leon won in 3-straight games (26-24, 25-21, 25-12). The victory gives Leon the District Championship Title.
At 7pm, the Leon football team hosted Rutherford out of Panama City. The Gene Cox crowd got a handful of 'Big Red' offense. The Lions and their first year coach emerged with a 34-7 victory over Rutherford.