Fred Garth rushed for three touchdowns, two of them in the fourth quarter when the Panthers rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat the Warriors 31-30.
The win didn’t come easily as Senatobia came to within 31-30 on Tevin Wooten’s 13-yard run with 35 seconds left.
After an off-sides penalty moved the Warriors a little closer they went for two points and the win instead of overtime but fumbled and Amory recovered.
After recovering an on-side kick Senatobia had life but no timeouts, and when the Panthers got to the quarterback the clock ran out.
It was the first game for Amory (2-0) without quarterback John David Poss, who is out after tearing his ACL.
The Panthers tied the game at 24 on Garth’s 3-yard run with 8:53 left in the game.
It was Garth again with 2:50 to play, scoring on a 14-yard run on fourth down.
Senatobia dropped to 0-2.
Amory led 10-7 at halftime after a 37-yard field goal by Caleb Shelly and Garth’s 2-yard run.
Senatobia got on the board in the first quarter with a 1-yard run by Courtland Barnes and held an early 7-3 lead.
Senatobia took a 14-10 lead in the third on Cooper Stevens’ 1-yard run, but Amory regained the lead when Austin Roberts recovered a fumble in the end zone.
Senatobia quickly responded, however, as Barnes returned the ensuing kick 85 yards. Warriors kicker Jacob King added a 31-yard field goal to give Senatobia a 24-17 lead going into the frantic fourth quarter.