Playoffs

Above, Palestine-Wheatley head coach Carey Knowlton talks with quarterback Carter Milton during a time out in Friday's Class AA state playoff game. At right, a trio of PW defenders combine to make the tackle on a Mountain Pine running back in the first half of Friday's first round state playoff game. The Patriots defeated Mountain Pine 36-35 to move into the second round. The Patriots will host Salem on Friday for a second-round game at Patriot Field. Photo by Fred Conley

Playoffs: Above, Palestine-Wheatley head coach Carey Knowlton talks with quarterback Carter Milton during a time out in Friday's Class AA state playoff game. At right, a trio of PW defenders combine to make the tackle on a Mountain Pine running back in the first half of Friday's first round state playoff game. The Patriots defeated Mountain Pine 36-35 to move into the second round. The Patriots will host Salem on Friday for a second-round game at Patriot Field. Photo by Fred Conley