Trace Saxton holds onto a block as Garrett Harmon makes a break for the endzone.
Trace Saxton holds onto a block as Garrett Harmon makes a break for the endzone.
Madison Central (9-2,6-1) breezed past Greenville 38-6 (1-10,1-6) on its way out of the regular season and into the playoffs.

They prepare to face South Panola (9-3,5-2) in the first round of the MHSAA 6A North Playoffs.

The Tigers are coming off their third straight drubbing of an opponent, beating 3-9 DeSoto Central 48-3 in Batesville, leaving DeSoto winless in district play.

Their attack was led by quarterback Patrick Shagog who had two touchdowns passes and two rushing.

MC finished their regular season with a bang, only allowing six points in the first quarter while continuing to pilling it on through the third quarter. They boasted a halftime score of 35-6 and continued to roll with a field goal in the third quarter.

Sophomore signal caller Jimmy Holliday completed 12 of 14 passes for 180n yards and three touchdowns to seniors Tucker Richmond and Hunter Blalock and another to junior Myles Hopson. Hopson recorded six catches for 95 yards recording the longest catch of 43 yards.

Cedric Beal had ten carries for 72 yards and one touchdown. He was closely followed by Sherman Holmes Jr., who had nine carries for 65 yards. He had a longest carry of 37 yards.

The Jags had 344 yards total on the evening.

Twenty three Jaguars recorded tackles on the evening with at least twelve recording sacks.

Peyton Rea, Kirkland Trahan, Lawson Stockett and Domanic Galloway all recorded two sacks.

Ridgeland ended their season 5-6 after losing to local rival Germantown, who prepares for a playoff berth against Grenada.

Germantown was dominant all evening, boasting a 27-7 halftime lead and continuing to roll in the second half.

Tondra Green earned his first of three touchdowns with a 26 yard rushing touchdown with eight minutes to go in the first quarter. Noah Greenwood, who also had three touchdowns, would score his first just three minutes later.

Green led the offense with 13 carries for 211 yards and Greenwood had 14 carries for 119 yards. Green put the final nail in the coffin with a 15 yard run with 11 minutes to go in the fourth quarter.

Nick Barnes also got on the board with a 39 yard rushing touchdown with under a minute left before halftime.

Germantown’s usually potent air attack did yield 137 yards on eight of Cade Pinnix’s completions, but did not yield a touchdown and had one interception by Titan Kievon Bell. Benjamin Bell caught caught the most passes with five that yielded 74 yards with the longest catch of the evening at 33 yards.

Germantown had 523 total yards to Ridgeland’s 165 on the evening.

Three Mavs recorded interceptions including Greenwood and sophomores true Davis and Alanzo Edwards.

Orienthia May and Levi Harris both recorded sacks and Zachary Boerner led the defense with eight tackles.

Zy Mcdonald had one touchdown for the Titans in the second quarter, putting them on the board, and completed 14 of 22 passes for 157 yards. His top target of the evening was D.J. Stevens. The senior had six completions for 134 yards, the longest of which went for 37 yards.

Kevin Chambers led the Titan’s defense with nine tackles. He was closely followed by fellow sophomore Genada Byrd who had eight. Christion Williams had two sacks and six tackles and Jumari Dennis blocked a Mavs field goal.

After a 22-14 victory over Marshall Academy (9-2,4-0), Tri-County (8-4,1-2) continues to roll in the playoffs as they look forward to take on Prairie View Academy (9-3,1-1) on Friday.

It was a stormy night in North Mississippi with field conditions being so muddy that you couldn’t even see the players numbers after the first quarter. The game would go through an hour-and-a-half rain delay and end after 11 p.m.

Tri-County used a vicious ground attack and a physical defensive effort to defeat the Patriots 22-14. Cade Shepherd threw a touchdown pass to Trace White with a little over two minutes left to seal the win for the Rebels.

Tri-County was led by Reed Cliburn’s 80 plus rushing yards and Greyson Smith’s 2 Touchdowns on the ground.

The defense was led by an excellent team effort that shutdown the high scoring Patriots.

Tri-County will host Prairieview, LA in a semifinal matchup Friday in Flora, for the right to compete in the MSAIS State Championship game November 16th at Jackson Academy.

Velma Jackson (6-5,5-0) dropped their first playoff game by a hair bringing their season to an end. The Falcons lost 21-20 to Seminary (6-6,2-3) in Camden. They had a 60-yard touchdown called back in the last minutes that would have won them the game.

They went into halftime tied up 14-14 but a goose egg in the fourth quarter meant the game was decided closely by a 7-6 third quarter for the Bulldogs.

Canton ended their season 6-7 after dropping their last district game 55-14 to undefeated Cleveland Central.

Canton scored their last touchdown of the season on a four-yard rushing touchdown by Cameron Harris in the second quarter going into halftime 42-14.

The Tigers first got on the board with 40 yard pass from Jontarius Brown to Damerius Wash.

Jose Martinez kicked both extra points.

CC recorded a 34-16 win over Germantown and a 45-21 win over Ridgeland previously this season in district play. They will end their regular season next week against 5-6 Lake Cormorant.

St. Andrew’s finished the seasonafter dropping a 79-38 decision to Jefferson Davis County (11-1,5-0) in the first round of the MHSAA 3A playoffs.

Holland Townes put the Saints on the board with four minutes left in the first quarter with a 19 yard pass to Spencer Wallace bringing the game to 7-20.

Townes did what damage he could completing 16 of 34 passes for 303 yards and four touchdowns. Nathan Barham had 57 yards on five catches and threw a touchdown pass.

Banks Tolley and Spencer Wallace both had two receptions. Tolley led the offense with six catches for 198 yards. Wallace had four catches for 60 yards.

Wade Montjoy had one reception for seven yards and touchdown.

The Saints were in the game down 42-31 at halftime but the Jaguars put on 31 points in third quarter, finalizing their lead.

Tolley also had a field goal and completed all five extra point attempts.

St. Joe (7-5,3-1) could not find their stride in Friday’s 49-0 playoff loss to 10-1 Perry Central.

The Bruins managed 185 yards in their final game and had 12 players record tackles.

Joe Pearson recorded five tackles, leading the defense.

Reed Collins kicked six punts for 181 yards, the longest of which was 44 yards.

Jackson Academy (9-2,3-2) comes off their second game in a row against Oak Forest Academy (6-5,1-4) with a 34-17 victory as they prepare for a rematch against 9-2 Parklane.

Oak Forest got on the board first with a field goal in the first quarter but the Raiders rushing attack rolled to a 14-3 halftime lead. They beat them the previous week 56-13, also in Jackson.

Parklane last laced up their cleats and helmets against Jackson Prep for a 41-14 drubbing in Flora. JA dropped a 37-7 decision to Prep earlier this season. Parklane beat JA in McComb 28-21 on November 20 earlier in the season. Perhaps the most telling match up on both teams schedules is a 21-14 loss to Oak Forest by the Pioneers in Amite, Louisiana.

Jackson Prep prepares to suit up for their first playoff game against Madison-Ridgeland Academy after a first-round bye.