With 14 seconds remaining, Ty Schrotberger scored from one yard out as the Hornets retook the lead to beat Milan 44-41 in the Region 7-4A opener for both teams.
South Gibson (3-0, 1-0 7-4A) will travel to Kirby in Week 4, while Milan (0-2, 0-1) will host Liberty.
There were three touchdowns scored in the final 2:26 of the game as Milan fought to retake the lead. With 2:26 remaining, Milan’s Hayden Sullivan connected with Kam Tharpe for a 12-yard touchdown to cut the Hornets’ lead to 37-34.
After recovering the onside kick, Sullivan connected with Tharpe again for a 57-yard touchdown with for the 41-37 lead with 1:26 left.
South Gibson started the final drive at the Milan 47-yard line and was highlighted by a 16-yard pass fro Schrotberger to Ross Tegene Crenshaw and a 15-yard run by Schrotberger.
South Gibson finished with 307 yards of rushing yards, while Schrotberger went 5-for-6 for 73 yards passing.
Milan also had a lead midway through the first half as they answered a 9-0 deficit with scoring plays of nine yard rushing by Mekhi Carr and one yard rushing by Sullivan for the 13-9 lead.
But South Gibson scored the final two touchdowns of the half as Crenshaw scored from 13 yards out for the 16-13 lead and Schrotberger scored from 10 yards out for the 23-13 lead.
Milan outgained South Gibson 421-380 with Sullivan passing for 249 yards on 9-of-18 passes to go along with 172 rushing yards.
West Carroll 48, Humboldt 44
West Carroll’s offense 20 points in the fourth quarter to open up the Region 7-1A schedule with a win over Humboldt.
Humboldt (1-2, 0-1 7-1A) held leads of 22-20 at halftime and 30-28 after three quarters.
West Carroll’s Xander Moon scored six of the War Eagles’ seven touchdowns in the game to finish with 292 rushing yards.
His fifth touchdown came from eight yards out with 10:14 remaining in the game to put West Carroll up 36-30. Jay Long added another touchdown from 41 yards out as West Carroll (3-0, 1-0) held a 42-30 lead.
Long finished with 158 yards rushing.
Humboldt’s Casey Curry answered with 3:22 remaining on a 29-yard run, but the War Eagles still led 42-36.
Moon scored his second touchdown of the quarter from 33 yards out to put West Carroll back up 48-36.
Seth Edwards led the West Carroll defensive effort with 10 total tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss.
Kylan Johnson led the Humboldt offense with 116 yards rushing and two touchdowns to go with 229 yards passing and two more touchdowns.
West Carroll will host South Fulton in Week 4, while Humboldt has the week off.
Westview 42, Gibson County 6
All 48 points were scored in the first half as the Chargers opened the Region 7-2A schedule with an easy win over Gibson County.
Jay Allen scored Gibson County’s lone touchdown in the second quarter to cut Westview’s lead to 21-6.
Westview improved to 2-1, while Gibson County is now 0-2. The Pioneers host Dresden in Week 4.