It was a game to remember in Shelby Friday night as the winless Broad Street Jaguars got into the win column with a double overtime victory over the O'Bannon Greenwave.
The Jags improved to 1-2 on the season while the Greenwave fell to 2-2 on the year. The game was knotted at 6-6 in the first quarter and remained that way until the third quarter.
In the third quarter the Jaguars went up 14-6 when Devonte James scored on a rushing touchdown. James connected with Ladarius Walker for the two-point conversion.
Leading 14-6 the Greenwave benefited on their drive from a personal foul penalty by the Jags that moved the ball to the 10-yard line. On the next two plays with 13 seconds left in the game, Erin Holmes connected with Curtis Brown for the score and Brown caught the two-point conversion to tie the game at 14-14 and send it into overtime.
In the first overtime both defenses stood tall. In the second overtime, the Broad Street defense stopped O'Bannon. On the Jaguars possession, they were able to score and win the game when Richard Horn walked into the end zone untouched to secure the 20-14 win.
James led the Broad Street offense as he got his first start of the season at quarterback. He finished the night 3-of-10 passing for 69 yards and a touchdown. James also rushed for 139 yards on 22 carries with a touchdown. Horn had 31 yards on 10 carries and a touchdown. Walker caught four passes for 69 yards and a touchdown. Broad Street punter Christian Hemmingway had a solid night aiding the Jaguars in winning the field position battle.
Demarcus Alexander led Broad Street's defense with nine tackles and a sack, William Horn and James had eight tackles each, Carmen Banger had seven tackles with a sack, Devonte Brown had four tackles and Walker recorded five tackles with a forced fumble.
Broad Street will be back in action against Ray Brooks at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Benoit.
Cleveland 22, Hernando 20
The Cleveland High School Wildcats picked up a hard fought win over the Hernando High School Tigers Friday at Hernando.
The Wildcats improved to 3-1, while the Tigers fell to 2-1. Vaughnte Dorsey led the Wildcats’ offense with 87 rushing yards and a touchdown on nine carries, followed by Jason Young with 51 yards on 13 carries, Marshall Boggs with 42 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, Trace Bray with 20 yards on five carries and Andonte Maxie with seven yards and a touchdown on four carries.
The Wildcats will return to action on Friday when they travel to Leroy Byars Field to take on the East Side Trojans.
Ray Brooks 24, Montgomery Co. 16
The Ray Brooks Tigers earned their first win of the season by defeating the Montgomery County Hornets in Region 2-1A action Friday night at Kilmichael.
The Tigers improved to 1-3, but more importantly, 1-0 in the region. Montgomery County fell to 1-3 with an 0-1 mark in the region.
The Tigers led 16-8 at halftime.
Syderrick Maiten completed 2-of-8 passes with 13 yards and an interception, and rushed for 24 yards with two touchdowns on four carries to help lead the offense. Jakarri Armstrong was Ray Brooks’ leading rusher with 79 yards and two 2-point conversions on 12 carries, followed by Zekendrick Moore with 72 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. Moore also had a tackle that resulted in a safety.
On defense, Shannon Smith led the Tigers with 13 tackles, followed by Norman McKinnie with 11 tackles, Joshua Tyler with 10 tackles, Rickarious Kimble with five tackles and Dennis Jenkins with an interception.
Ray Brooks will be back in action on Friday when the team hosts Broad Street in Benoit at 7:30 p.m.
Bayou 14, Strider 8
The Bayou Academy Colts slid by the Strider Academy Rams in District 2-A action Friday night in Charleston.
Bayou improved to 2-2 with a 1-1 mark in the district, while Strider fell to 0-4 with an 0-2 mark in the district.
Tyler Kitchings and Caleb Pilgrim spearheaded the offense. Kitchings completed 5-of-16 passes for 119 yards with a touchdown pass, while Pilgrim rushed for 40 yards on seven carries, completed a 62-yard touchdown pass to Weber Herbison and had 96 receiving yards. Hunter Kovac rushed for 36 yards on eight carries, while Davis Dalton rushed for 29 yards on six carries and finished with 20 yards receiving to round out the Colts’ offense.
Bayou will return to the football field on Friday when the team hosts West Memphis Christian in Cleveland. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Calvary 48, NSA 28
The North Sunflower Academy Rebels fell to the Calvary Christian Cougars in District 5A 8-man football action Friday night at Meridian.
The Rebels had a great game on offense as Anthony Joseph rushed for 159 yards with two touchdowns on nine carries and caught four passes for 152 yards with a touchdown.
Kyle Blackwell led the Rebels’ passing game by completing 6-of-13 passes for 224 yards with a touchdown pass and a rushing touchdown.
NSA fell to 0-4 with an 0-2 mark in the district, while Calvary improved to 2-2 overall.
The Rebels will return to action on Friday as they will hit the road to play Russell Christian Academy in Meridian.
Humphreys Co. 32, JFK 6
The John F. Kennedy Hornets came up short as they lost to the Humphreys County Cowboys Friday night in Belzoni.
JFK fell to 1-3, while Humphreys County improved to 2-2. The Hornets trailed 8-6 early in the third quarter, but the Cowboys pulled away to secure the victory.
Carnez Gant had a great night running the ball for JFK as he rushed for 158 yards with a touchdown on 11 carries.
JFK will return to the road for a second straight week on Friday as the team will play the Leland High School Cubs for a 7:30 p.m. contest.
South Delta 46, Ruleville 8
The Ruleville Central Tigers fell to the South Delta Bulldogs in Rolling Fork Friday night.
Ruleville fell to 0-4, while South Delta improved to 3-0.
The Tigers will be back in action on Friday when they travel to Hollandale to play the Simmons Blue Devils in a 7:30 p.m. contest.
Jr. High Football
JFK 20, McEvans 6
The John F. Kennedy Junior High Hornets defeated the McEvans School Warriors Thursday evening.
The Hornets improved to 2-0. Jeremy Banks scored two touchdowns to lead the Hornets on offense, followed by Devonte Davis with a touchdown.
Dexter Lewis racked up three sacks to lead JFK’s defense.
JFK will host Margaret Green Junior High in Mound Bayou on Thursday.