Germantown’s season comes to an end with a loss to the Lafayette Commodores in the first round of the 5A playoffs.

Germantown struggled to get a passing game going, throwing for just 20 yards. They however fought hard in the trenches and were somewhat effective on the ground. Sophomore Nick Barnes led the team with 27 carries for 177 yards and two touchdowns.

They struggled to get to the quarterback on defense, getting no sacks and in the end gave up 40 points. That combined with throwing two interceptions was a recipe for a early playoff exit for the Mavericks. 

Germantown finished the season 7-6 overall and 6-1 in district play.

Canton-27 West Point-55

Canton played defending 5A State Champions West Point in the opening round and were unable to pull off the upset.

They were able to move the ball through the air as sophomore quarterback Jontarius Brown threw the ball 34 times, completing 21 for 232 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran the ball for a touchdowns.

They struggled on the ground though as they ran the ball 23 times for 78 yards or 3.4 yards a carry.

However, West Point did all their damage on the ground. They ran the ball 47 times for 420 yards and four touchdowns. They only attempted eight passes in the game. 

Canton ends their season with a 7-6 overall record and 3-4 district record. 

Velma Jackson-14 Jefferson Davis County-53

After a dominate showing in the first round of the MHSAA 3A playoffs, things went the other way in the second round as they faced Jefferson Davis County. 

Stats were unavailable for the game. 

A disappointing end to a great season as Velma Jackson finished with 10-2 record overall and a 5-0 record in district play.

Jackson Prep-42 Jackson Academy-21

Another year and another exit from the playoffs for Jackson Academy at the hands of rival Jackson Prep. 

Prep took home the victory and will move on to MHSAA AAAA-D1 championship this Friday against Madison-Ridgeland Academy. 

Jackson Academy ends a solid season with a 9-3 overall record and a 3-2 record in district play, only losing to Jackson Prep and MRA. 

St. Joseph-0 Collins-20

John Bond’s inaugural season comes to an end in the second round of the MHSAA 2A playoffs.

Stats were unavailable for the game.

Bond ends his first season with a 6-7 record overall and 2-3 record in district play.

Madison Central-35 Oxford-3

Madison Central traveled to Oxford and blew out the Chargers to the tune of a 35-3 beat down. 

Junior quarterback Jimmy Holiday threw the ball 13 times, completing nine, for 153 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran the ball 16 times for 180 yards and two touchdowns. 

His leading receiver was junior Corey Rucker, who caught four passes for 61 yards and a touchdown. Senior Dylon McDonald also caught one pass for 30 yards and a touchdown.

Sophomore Duke Arnold ran the ball 15 times for 81 yards and a touchdown as well. 

The Madison Central defense got to the quarterback and sacked him four times. They also picked off one pass.

Madison Central will face Northwest Rankin this Friday in the second round of the MHSAA 6A playoffs. The winner will take on the winner of Horn Lake and Starkville in the North Half Final.