Mistakes were aplenty in a district contest Friday night between South Plantation (2-2, 1-1) and Piper (1-3, 0-2), but junior quarterback Mike Mele found a way to lead the Paladins to victory.
Mele completed 11 passes for 146 yards and three touchdowns.
On the other side, Piper kept the game close, tying the game on a 29-yard touchdown run by junior running back Travis Liburd late in the third quarter.
Liburd finished the game with 122 yards rushing on 26 carries.
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The Bengals could not overcome five interceptions.
Eleven different South Plantation players had a reception or rushed.