The Woodville football team fell to a state-ranked opponent Friday night.
Visiting Class 1A No. 8-ranked Decatur Heritage spoiled the Panthers’ Homecoming by handing them a 55-14 setback at Frazier Field.
Woodville (0-6) got an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown from Sam Peek, who added 38 rushing yards on 16 carries and also completed five passes for 30 yards. The sophomore threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to senior Justice Archer and then ran for the two-point conversion.
Defensively for Woodville, Peek, Dane Wilks and Jayce Hucks had three tackles each.
Decatur Heritage (4-2) improved to 9-0 all-time against the Panthers.
Woodville resumes Class 1A Region 7 play next week at region leader Cedar Bluff.