The Permian Panthers are square in the middle of the playoff race in District 2-5A. Permian is 3-3 in district after an impressive 54-53 victory over Cooper. Mikorban Fields has shown he can be a force on offense. The Panthers must keep winning as they are tied for the final playoff spot with MHS and have Abilene high chasing as well. Permian will have to get a win against another tough opponent in District frontrunner Lee.