Germantown-34 Ridgeland-0

Germantown dominated their cross-town rivals in the regular season finale for both Ridgeland and Germantown. 

Turnovers set Ridgeland back as Germantown picked off three passes. Leading to good field position for Germantown to take control of the game.

Germantown quarterback Colton Gardner, a sophomore, completed six of his 13 passes for 124 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Gardner also ran the ball for a touchdown. For Ridgeland, sophomore Zy McDonald threw 29 passes, completing 11, for 139 yards and three interceptions.

Germantown was led on the ground by sophomore Nick Barnes who ran the ball 22 times for 145 yards and a touchdown. Branson Robinson, a freshman, ran the ball 10 times for 47 yards and two touchdowns. For Ridgeland, junior Markell Young ran the ball 15 times for 114 yards. 

Germantown’s Tre Davis led the game in receiving yards with three catches for 98 yards and a touchdown. 

The game marked the end of Ridgeland’s season as they missed the playoffs. Germantown will travel to Oxford to take on Lafayette this Friday in the first round of the MHSAA 5A playoffs.



Canton-42 Cleveland Central-15

After losing to Germantown last week, Canton righted against Cleveland Central the ship to end the regular season. 

Senior quarterback Jontarius Brown led the team in passing yards with 166. He completed 13 of 15 passes for two touchdowns and an interception. Brown also ran the ball 12 times for 106 yards. Junior Jacobian Morgan also threw four passes, completing all four of them, for 34 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught four passes for 34 yards and a touchdown.

Senior Camerone Harris led the team in rushing. He ran the ball 21 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns.

Junior Tyquan Henderson led the team in receiving yards with five catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns. Junior Jaiden Burns caught five passes for 50 yards and a touchdown. 

Canton will travel to the Golden Triangle and take on West Point in the first round of the MHSAA 5A playoffs this week.



Velma Jackson-42 Franklin County-0

Velma Jackson dominated the first round of the MHSAA 3A playoffs with a huge win over Franklin County.

Velma Jackson did their damage on the ground, only throwing for 73 yards. Senior Antavious Willis ran the ball three times for 106 yards and a touchdown, including a long of 54 yards. Junior Kinte Murray ran the ball 12 times for 139 yards and three touchdowns. 

On defense, senior Justin Kelly and Lamar Harris both ran both interceptions back for touchdowns. 

Velma Jackson moves on to the second round and will take on Jefferson Davis County in Bassfield this week.



Jackson Prep--Bye

Jackson Prep was on bye this week in the first round of the MAIS AAAA-D1 playoffs. 

They will take on Jackson Academy this week in the second round of the playoffs.



Jackson Academy-56 Presbyterian Academy-7

Jackson Academy took home a big win in the first round of the MAIS AAAA-D1 playoffs.

Jackson Academy will play rival Jackson Prep in the second round of the playoffs. Prep beat Academy 35-13 earlier in the regular season.



St. Joseph-57 Bogue Chitto-38

In his inaugural season, John Bond has taken home a playoff win and will lead St. Joseph onto the second round of the playoffs. 

Senior Daniel Clarke threw the ball 13 times, completing 10 passes for 202 yards and three touchdowns. Clarke ran the ball six times for 45 yards.

It was a run by committee approach for St. Joseph.  Sophomore Kevin May ran the ball seven times for 61 yards and a touchdown. Junior Andrew Sanli ran the ball three times for 53 yards and a touchdown. Senior Chandler Thornhill ran the ball seven times for 45 yards.

Senior Stephen Wolf caught three passes for 61 yards and a touchdown. Senior Kiland Harrison ran the ball four times for 47 yards, he also ran the ball one time for 53 yards. Junior Joe Pearson caught one pass for 85 yards and a touchdown. 

St. Joseph will travel to Collins for the second round of the MHSAA 2A playoffs to take on Collins High School.



Madison Central vs Greenville-canceled

Madison Central traveled to Greenville for their regular season finale, but the game was canceled in the first quarter due to a serious neck injury to one of Greenville’s players. 

Defensive back Jeremiah Williams fractured two vertebrae on his neck and was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. On Facebook, the Madison County School District asked that the community keep Williams in their prayers.

Madison Central will play in the first round of the MHSAA 6A playoffs. They will travel to Oxford and take on Oxford High School.