A state championship will put any team on a pedestal.
But the 1982 Palakta High School football team wanted to maintain that standing.
So it ultimately happened, three days after it should have happened in the first place.
The 1983 Palatka High School football season was already three games in and already the Panthers had lost more games than they had in the previous two seasons combined.
Palatka Daily News
The game was a spotlight in the 1994 season for Palatka High School, going against highly touted quarterback Daunte Culpepper and Ocala Vanguard at Veterans Stadium.