Updated: Thursday, 15 Nov 2012, 11:54 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 15 Nov 2012, 7:15 PM EST
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - The Panthers will look to earn the program's first semi-state title since 2004 as Snider hosts Merrillville Fridy in 5A semi-state action.
The Panthers beat Fishers last week 36-35 in overtime as Je'Noire Smith's touchdown and subsequent two-point conversion powered Snider to the win.
Merrillville is coming off a 50-21 win over Carroll in which the Pirates led 50-0 at one point. Merrillville (11-2) puts up 40.6 points a game on offense while Snider (13-0) gives up only 16.7 points a night.
The Snider-Merrillville game is set for 8 p.m. Friday at Wayne high school.
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