Germantown won two games in a row bringing their season to .500 with a thorough 47-7 victory over Callaway (2-5,0-2) in Jackson for some Thursday night football action last week. The Mavs had a rocky start to their season, but have rolled undefeated in their first two district games.

Noah Greenwood led the charge with 21 carries for 178 yards and two touchdowns. The senior running back also completed four passes for a total of 35 yards. His longest carry was 28 yards.

Freshman Nick Barnes followed closely with nine carries for 47 yards and a touchdown. Junior Ken Richmond had a total of 39 yards on two carries, the longest of which was a 37-yard rush that resulted in a touchdown.

Signal caller Cade Pinnix completed seven of 12 passes for 37 yards and a touchdown to fellow senior Austin Hamlin. It was Hamlin’s single catch which he took for 10 yards and the touchdown.

The Mavs' defense wreaked havoc on the Chargers. The stampede managed to put 21 bodies on the ball, including three sacks, two by the senior defensive ends Tavian Johnson and Orinthia May and one by junior Rashard Hansbrough.

The tenacious defense recorded an interception by Zach Boerner and at least two caused fumbles. The ends made multiple appearances, including a fumble caused by Johnson that May took twenty yards into the end zone.

Germantown prepares to host Holmes County Central (2-4,1-1) who edged Canton for their first district win and second win of the season in Lexington last Friday.

Canton (4-3) dropped their second district game 22-19 at Holmes County Central. The slim margin can likely be attributed to turnovers of which the Tigers had three including a pass returned for 90 yards a touchdown.

The Tigers prepare to host Neshoba Central. The Rockets (3-4,1-1) are coming off a punishing 23-0 home loss to Vicksburg, giving the Gators their first win of the season.

Madison Central (5-1,2-0) returns from Murrah (1-5,0-2) with a “W” after district action Friday night.

MC drummed up 35 points early going into halftime 35-7. Murrah would match the Jags shot for shot moving forward but could not overcome the Jags' impressive lead.

Sophomore Jimmy Holliday completed four of four passes for 102 yards and yielding three touchdowns. Holliday also had one carry for 62 yards.

Senior Hunter Black and sophomore Luke Robertson both only caught one ball on the evening but took it 50 and 14 yards for a touchdown respectively.

Junior Myles Hopson recorded two catches netting 38 yards. His longest catch went for 32 yards and a touchdown.

At four points during the evening a Jaguar would be handed the ball, some punched it through and ground it out while others ran free for big yardage, but all four young men earned a touchdown.

Cameron White had four carries for only nine yards, but yielded a touchdown. Juniors Johnnie McDonald and Xeric Watson both recorded touchdowns. McDonald had two carries for a total of 42 yards and long carry of 41 yards. Watson had four carries for 32 yards the longest of which was 12 yards.

Senior Cedric Beal had one carry on the evening, but took it 59 yards for a touchdown.

MC’s defense put some 30 odd bodies on the ball. Tierce Swan stood out with three sacks and four led the defense with four tackles on the evening.

A plethora of Jaguars found opportunities to shine including sophomore Andre Mack who blocked a punt and picked up a tackle.

On special teams kicker Kale Nation kick eight kickoffs for 464 yards for and average of 58 yards, a longest of 60 and four touchbacks. He also completed all PATs.

The Jags only punted twice but J. Martin Paczak managed a longest kick of 47 yards.

MC prepares to host Warren Central (4-2,2-1) in the Jungle. The Vikings are coming off a 41-8 whipping of Greenville (1-5,1-1) in Vicksburg.

Ridgeland (3-3,1-1) dropped a lopsided district bout with undefeated Cleveland Central 45-21 in Cleveland.

The Wolves marched steadily forward after catching their stride in the first quarter. The Titans would go shot for shot with them in third quarter but could not keep up with the gains the Wolves had already made and the onslaught that was yet to come.

Young gun Zy McDonald managed 19 of 37 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns, the longest of which was to Michael Price who took it 50 yards to the end zone. Price had six catches for a total of 90 yards.

D.J. Stevens also caught four balls for 88 yards and two touchdowns the longest of which was 40 yards.

Junior Michael Smith was all over the field recording eight total tackles and 17 assists for a total of 25 tackles on the night.

Ridgeland prepares to host Callaway for Friday night district action.

This weekend Velma Jackson will host St Andrew’s. Both teams are coming off decisive district wins.

Velma Jackson (2-4) picked up a win in their first district game with a 26-3 victory over 3-4 Magee. It was also the first district game for the Trojans.

Antivirus Willis once again stood out leading the Falcon’s offense with 14 carries for 155 yards and three touchdowns. He completed half of his 14 passes for 97 yards and one touchdown. His longest run went for 35 yards and his longest throw was a a thirty yard touchdown pass to Senior Michael Thompson. Thompson had five catches for a total of 74 yards.

In Ridgeland, the Saints overwhelmed the McLaurin Tigers 41-0. The Saints hung 22 points on the board in the first quarter which led to a 29-0 halftime deficit.

Junior signal caller Holland Townes and sophomore ball carrier Lleyton Carr had big nights. Townes completed 12 of 23 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns to seniors Dickson Ray and Kennedy Owens. That was Owens lone catch of the night which netted 11 yards in addition to the touchdown. Ray had two catches for 24 yards.

Junior Nathan Barham had five carries for 56 yards and one touchdown.

Senior Banks Tolley ran in a two point conversion.

On defense, linebacker Wade Monty took a recovered fumble to the house for a touchdown.

Both teams have their second district game on the line this week in Camden.

St. Joe (4-3,1-0) beat Pelahatchie (5-2) 45-28 in both team’s first bout in district action in Pelahatchie Friday night.

Senior Hayden Brice churned out 385 yards on 15 carries for four touchdowns. His longest carry went 91 yards.

Not to be outdone, sophomore signal caller Charlie Lott threw three bombs into the end zone, two to reliable target Trey Frierson and one to junior Kiland Harrison. Both only had two catches on the night but wracked up 124 and 99 yard respectively.

Lott completed four of nine passes for 223 yards.

Arthur Marshall completed three PATs.

They prepare to host Mize (4-3) who is coming off a decisive 36-8 victory over 1-5 Enterprise.

Tri-County Academy (4-3,1-1) prepares to host River Oaks (3-4) of Monroe, La., who is coming off a severe 44-14 beating at the hands of 6-1 St Joseph Greenville.

TCA comes off a serious district win of their own against Greenville Christian (2-4,0-2) claiming a 49-13 whipping of the home team in Greenville.

The Rebels left no question with a halftime score of 42-6 leaving the Saints with few options going into the second half. Tri-County would hang another touchdown on the board for good measure.

Canton Academy (3-3,1-1) came out the victor in a 42-39 shootout with Winston Academy (2-5,0-2) in both school’s second district game Friday night in Louisville.

Patrick Sandridge had 22 carries for 112 yards and two touchdowns. His longest carry went for 17 yards.

Quarterback Nick Foreman suffered three interceptions, but offset that black mark with three touchdowns, two to senior Ryan Lindsey and one to junior Christian Rainer.

On defense, Joseph Mclean recorded eight tackles followed by Shelby Johnson, Matthew Dawkins and Sandridge with six. Chad Wages, Ryan Lindsey and Rainer all recorded five.

The Panthers prepare to face  Starkville Academy (6-1,1-0) who is coming off a 32-10 victory over 1-5 Pillow Academy. The Vols have outscored Pillow, Winston and 2-5 Magnolia Heights 88-10, their last three opponents.