Mehlville searches for first victory Friday at Hazelwood East

By Robert Chalupny
For the Call

The 2017 Mehlville Panthers. Photo by Bill Milligan.

Mehlville dropped its second straight game Friday night, falling 34-14 to Pattonville. In the season opener, Francis Howell defeated the Panthers 49-14.
Jared Smith and Jai’ryn Pruitt both tallied scores for the Panthers in the loss to Pattonville.
This Friday, Mehlville will host Hazelwood East, which is coming off a 30-12 loss to Lafayette and is 1-1 on the season.
Panthers head coach Kent Heinemann said he is excited about the matchup.
“East is a very talented team. We have played two weeks in a row with key guys out because of injury. I’m excited to see us compete at full strength,” he told the Call.