West Jones

From staff reports

West Jones won its second straight game in dominating fashion Friday night, holding Quitman’s standout running game to 200 yards below its average.

The Mustangs defeated Quitman 36-7 and have allowed a total of 17 points this season.

Allen Follis had his best passing game of the season, completing 12 of 16 passes for 164 yards and three touchdowns. He connected with Jalen Graham twice for TDs and once with Tajrick Randolph.

The game was over quickly as West Jones led 12-0 at the end of the first quarter. Follis connected with Graham on a 9-yard TD and Damion Cunningham added a 1-yard TD run with just under 3 minutes to play in the quarter.

Follis ran for a score and hit Graham on his second TD, while also adding a 42-yard field goal by Walker Thompson, who has committed to play at Ole Miss, as West Jones led 29-7 at halftime.

Randolph hauled in a 16-yard TD pass from Follis in the third quarter to close out the scoring. 

The Mustangs’ defense, one of the best in the state, allowed 170 total yards against an offense that came into the game averaging more than 400 yards rushing per game.

The Mustangs will travel to play unbeaten Bay Springs, one of the best teams in Class 2A, on Friday night.

Bay Springs 45,

Morton 14

The Bulldogs Express kept rolling along Friday night with a thumping of Morton.

Jamarius Hosey ran for 183 yards on 14 carries and scored four touchdowns and Adrian Cole threw a pair of TD passes as Bay Springs (3-0) led 39-0 at halftime.

Anson Windham ran for 102 yards on 12 carries and Chase Wilson added a TD run. The Bulldogs ran for 304 total yards.

Derrien Lee caught five passes for 86 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Lee, Cole and Jaccorio Ducksworth each had an interception.

Stringer 33,

Enterprise 18

Anthony Thomas returned from an injury he suffered in the season-opener to score three touchdowns to lead the Red Devils to their second straight victory.

Thomas ran for 164 yards on 14 carries and quarterback Cayleb Dyess ran for 91 yards and a touchdown. Dyess also threw for 190 yards.

Enterprise kept it close, trailing 20-12 at halftime, but Stringer scored two third-quarter touchdowns to put the game away.

The Red Devils are scheduled to play at Mize on Friday night.

Taylorsville 41, 

Mize 6

Raven Arrington caught five passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Ty Keyes had another superb performance in a blowout win.

Keyes, a sophomore, threw for 359 yards and three touchdowns. Freshman Karson Evans threw a touchdown pass as well, a 5-yarder. Junior running back Zylon Hicks scored a rushing touchdown.

Jason Clark and Cedric Beavers each hauled in a TD pass in the win.

Taylorsville is scheduled to play at Seminary on Friday.

Lumberton 32,

Heidelberg 7

Heidelberg held a 7-0 halftime lead, but it was all Lumberton from there as one of the best teams in Class 1A took down the Class 2A Oilers.

Robert Henry carried the ball 23 times for 264 yards and two touchdowns to lead the rout.

Heidelberg will play at Wilkinson County on Friday.

Sylva-Bay 46,

Newton Academy 14

Sylva-Bay improved to 3-0 on the year with a runaway win over Newton Academy.

The Saints will play at Brookhaven Academy on Friday night.

 

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