Tri-County Academy (2-2) posted a gut-wrenching 27-20 overtime home loss to rival 3-1 Manchester Academy last Friday. Tri-County did not let up, closing a 20-7 halftime deficit with 13 points in the fourth quarter. Manchester would manage a touchdown to seal the deal in overtime.
Tri-County Academy (2-2) posted a gut-wrenching 27-20 overtime home loss to rival 3-1 Manchester Academy last Friday. Tri-County did not let up, closing a 20-7 halftime deficit with 13 points in the fourth quarter. Manchester would manage a touchdown to seal the deal in overtime.
Germantown (1-3) dropped another loss to .500 Clinton 42-14 in Madison County on Friday night.

Germantown managed two touchdowns in the third and fourth quarter after a 7-0 halftime deficit, but could not overcome the 28 points the Arrows posted in the third quarter and a final touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Cade Pinnix's legs may have failed him posting negative yardage rushing, but he made nine passes on 22 attempts that yielded 136 yards and one touchdown. His longest pass netted 33 yards.

Noah Greenwood also showed up to play with 19 carries for 124 yards and a touchdown. He posted an impressive 83-yard run for his longest carry.

Seniors Austin Hamlin and Benjamin Bell proved to be Pinnix’s most reliable targets receiving for 28 yards and 58 respectively. Hamlin posted both the teams longest catch and lone receiving touchdown. Bell had two more receptions than Hamlin with four, the longest of which was for 25 yards.

The Mavs posted 363 all-purpose yards.

Returner Jack Hunter Johnson returned three kickoffs for a total of 76 yards and a longest run of 35 yards.

Both Orinthia May and Travis Hancock nabbed six tackles, leading the defense. Senior Larry Fields and junior Zach Boerner tied for second with five tackles each. Hancock and May joined sophomore Jacob Greenwood in recording sacks on the night.

The Mavs will have a by week to shake off the loss as they prepare for Vicksburg who is yet to win a game.

Ridgeland rights their ship to .500 on the season with a 46-34 home win over Forest, knocking them to 2-2.

The Titans made a statement in the first quarter, setting the tone by putting up 19 points to Forest’s seven. The Bearcats won the second quarter by a touchdown going into halftime down 26-21.

The Titans remained steady putting 13 points up in the fourth quarter while Forest lost steam.

A long list of young guns stepped up to the plate on offense. The Titans were also joined on the sidelines by Mississippi State University standout Anthony “Boobie” Dixon, who tweeted support for the Titans throughout the night.

Freshman quarterback Zy Mcdonald may have made his bones Friday night completing an impressive 19 completions on 23 throws for 263 yards and four touchdowns.

Fellow sophomore Markell Young also broke out with 36 carries for 258 yards and three touchdowns. Young also caught five balls for a total of 75 yards and one touchdown. His longest ran went for 48 yards and recorded his longest catch at 60 yards.

McDonald’s top target was sophomore Devin Chambers who caught the ball nine times for 129 yards and one touchdown.

He also hit senior Michael Price three times for 40 yards and two touchdowns.

Junior linebacker and season standout Michael Smith recorded 11 tackles, leading the defense.

Christion Williams came in second recording nine.

Ridgeland gets to relish this win for another week as they use a bye to prepare to travel to Canton high School.

Canton (3-1) handed Leake Central their first loss of the season in Carthage. The tigers edged the Gators 34-30.

Canton prepares to travel to Jackson to face 1-2 Winfield this weekend.

Wingfield last pulled off their first win against Lanier (1-3) on September first with a 28-20 win.

Velma Jackson (1-3) is reeling after dropping a 0-34 loss to undefeated Yazoo County. The Falcons prepare to travel to 3-1 Leake Central.

Jackson Academy continues their undefeated run with a 27-0 shutout that handed Northeast Lauderdale their first loss of the season in the Brickyard.

Junior quarterback Kinkead Dent recorded one touchdown on nine carries for 55 yards and completed three touchdowns on eight attempts for 68 yards and one touchdown. Try Steed only caught one touchdown but took it forty yards for a touchdown and Dent’s longest pass. Steed also ground out 27 yards on 10 carries for another touchdown.

The Raiders had two seniors and a junior record double digit tackles led by Luke Pitts with 21, John Phillip Beard with 11 and Trent Tyre with 13.

JA prepares to host winless Hartfield Academy who is coming off 39-14 loss to 3-1 MRA.