Canton Academy’s Patrick Sandridge eyes the field.
Canton Academy’s Patrick Sandridge eyes the field.
Madison Central remains undefeated as they come off a 27-21 victory over D’Iberville (1-2) Friday night.

On defense, senior linebackers Truett Bourne and Kirkland Trahan both racked up 16 tackles each. Trahan took an interception 10 yards and Bourne caused a fumble. Junior Peyton Rea came in close behind with 11 tackles and seniors Kenneth Ndebele and Kobe Cole both recorded sacks.

Cameron White made major contributions on both sides of the ball including 12 carries for a total of 51 yards and a touchdown and an interception returned 44 yards for another touchdown.

J.D. Hull completed five of ten passes for 61 yards and connected with Myles Hopson for a 26-yard touchdown.

Senior running back Cedric Beal recorded three carries for 27 yards, the longest of which was 13 yards, and a touchdown.

The Jags had a total of 277 total yards of offense in the contest.

The Jags will be looking to use every second of this bye week as they prepare for Pearl (3-0) who’s vaunted, senior-heavy squad sits atop both the district and many seasoned onlooker’s list to be playing for the state title at the end of the season.

The undefeated Pirates are coming off three stout wins, their latest a 17-7 win over number six, Northwest Rankin. Pearl maintained their lead the entire game going into halftime up 10-0. Though they would give up one touchdown, it mattered little after the Pirates put one last touchdown on the board in the fourth quarter.

This week they will travel to Shreveport to face Parkway of Bossier City, Louisiana. The panthers are coming off their first game of the season against Washington (1-1), also of Shreveport, a decisive 35-8 win. They decided the game early leaving the first quarter 21-8, adding seven points in both the third and fourth quarters for good measure.

Ridgeland (1-2) found their groove Friday night with a 33-21 victory at Kosciusko (0-3), marking their first win of the season.

Junior inside linebacker Michael Smith stepped up and led the defense with a night that included two interceptions, 11 tackles and a forced fumble. Smith would only be outdone in tackles by junior linebacker Latrell Williams, who recorded 12.

Senior Jordan Anderson also returned a fumble 25 yards for a touchdown. He recorded four tackles.

Ridgeland prepares to take on Forest (2-1) who is coming off their first loss of the season to Jackson Prep (3-0).

The Patriots hammered in two touchdowns to grind to a lopsided 14-3 win over the Bearcats in Forest.

Merrion Ealy clocked 29 carries for 61 yards for Prep’s two touchdowns. He also grabbed three passes for 32 yards for 102 yards total on the evening.

On defense, Cooper Carroll nabbed one interception for nine yards and snagged 10 total tackles.

In tenacious fashion, juniors Dixon Hughes and Adam Norsworthy blocked a field goal and a punt respectively. Hughes got in on eight tackles and Norsworthy recorded four total.

Prep prepares to travel to Pillow Academy (1-2) who are coming off their first win of the season, a 27-13 decision over Cleveland’s Bayou Academy (2-1).

St. Andrew’s recorded a decisive 43-19 victory at Pisgah (2-1). It took the Saints some time and hurdles to get rolling including overcoming a 19-13 halftime deficit, but they proved to have more gas in the tank, running wild for the remaining two quarters.

The Saints churned up 550 yards of total offense. Junior wide receiver Nathan Barham posted two touchdowns on five receptions and 196 total yards. He ran one of Holland Townes' passes 96 yards into the end zone.

Townes let it rip in the air completing 14 of 29 passes for 398 yards and five touchdowns.

Two other receivers had big nights with Spencer Wallace and Dickson Ray. Wallace posted five receptions, the longest of which was 59 yards for a total of 97 yards and two touchdowns.

Ray landed four catches, the longest of which was 40 yards, for a total of 105 yards and one touchdown.

Sophomore running back Leyton Carr had 24 carries and chewed up 132 yards of turf. He posted one touchdown and his longest run reached 26 yards.

They get ready to renew a classic local rivalry when they host St. Joe who played JA Friday evening.

Jackson Academy continues to cruise undefeated after a decisive 31-14 victory over St. Joseph Catholic School (1-2) in Madison.

The Raiders prepare to take on undefeated Northeast Lauderdale in the Brickyard. The Trojans are coming off a 14-7 victory at Southeast Lauderdale (2-1).

Velma Jackson posted their second loss 14-12 to 2-0 Provine.

The Falcons' junior quarterback Antivirus Willis posted two touchdowns on 26 carries and 199 rushing yards. His longest carry ate up 75 yards of the field.

Juniors Abriam Rankin and Khrist Jon Walker both posted seven total tackles.

Velma prepares to travel to Yazoo County (3-0) who is coming of a thorough 42-6 beating of local rival 2-1 Yazoo City.

Germantown (1-2) posted their first win of the season 31-19 at home Friday night against the Southaven Chargers (0-2).

Southaven put the first touchdown on the board leaving the first quarter 7-3, but Germantown rolled to 17-7 at halftime and kept going for the rest of the night posting two more touchdowns. Southaven would manage 12 more points in the fourth quarter.

Seniors noah Greenwood and Tondra Green both posted two touchdowns apiece. Green ground out 121 yards on 25 carries and Greenwood picked up 87 yards on six carries.

Quarterback Cade Pinnix completed six of 12 passes for 102 yards, the longest of which was 37, though they yielded no passing touchdowns. Benjamin Bell would grab three receptions for 46 yards, the longest of which ran for 37 yards.

Senior kicker Johnny Moss completed all four extra points and put the Mavs on the board with a field goal in the first quarter. He also kicked four punts for 136 yards, the longest of which went for 53 yards.

Travis Hancock led the defense with 10 tackles. He was followed closely by Orinthia May and Zach Boerner both picked up nine. Hancock and May both recorded sacks.

Germantown prepares to host 1-2 Clinton. The Arrows are looking for answers without star Cam Akers. They dropped a 21-6 loss to 2-1 Brandon.

Canton (2-1) posted a mean 41-0 drubbing of winless Jim Hill. The Tigers put it away early scoring all their points in the first half.

Cameron Thomas led the defense with 14 tackles and was followed by fellow seniors Zahlyn Mcgruder and J’Quan Williams who had nine and eight respectively. Williams recorded one sack for a loss and recovered a fumble.

The Tigers would cause seven fumbles on the night and recover six. Keeled Jones posted two and recovered three and linebacker Cornelius Lewis forced two as well.

Canton prepares to travel to undefeated Leake Central Friday.They are coming off a close 27-26 overtime victory over winless West Lauderdale.

Canton Academy posted their second loss of the season dropping a 33-7 game to St. Joseph Greenville in Canton.

The Panthers got on the board early but could not keep anything going for the rest of the night.

The Panthers get ready to host Trinity Episcopal Day School (1-2) out of Natchez. They sustained a 41-13 beating from undefeated Cathedral, also of Natchez.

Tri-County Academy continued its rivalry against the Benton Academy Raiders Friday night. The Raiders broke a 50-yard run on the second play from scrimmage to excite the home crowd.

The excitement was short lived though as the Rebels buckled down and rushed their way to victory in a 41-0 shutout. The physical style of play from Tri-County was just too much for the young Raiders football team to keep up with.

Tri-County scored on offense and defense to put the game away early in the contest. TCA's rushing attack was led by Garrett Harmon (2TD's) and Greyson Smith (1TD) and Cade Shepherd's 1 rushing TD and 1 passing TD that went to Joseph Jones.

The Rebels strong defensive effort was led by Dillon Hendricks 13 tackles and Smith's 12 tackles to go along with Trace White's 40 yard fumble return for a touchdow.