The Cleveland High School Wildcats opened their Region 3-4A schedule with a victory over the Gentry High School Rams Friday night in Indianola.
Cleveland improved to 4-3 with a 1-0 mark in the region, while Gentry fell to 3-4 with an 0-1 mark in the region.
Vaughnte Dorsey led Cleveland’s offense by rushing for 100 yards on 14 carries and completing 8-of-12 passes for 98 yards with two touchdowns, followed by Andonte Maxie with 68 yards rushing on nine carries and 62-yard touchdown catch and Earnest Butler with 84 rushing yards on 12 carries.
Cleveland will return to the football field on Friday to play Yazoo City in another region at 7 p.m. in Cleveland.
East Side 58, Leflore Co. 40
The East Side Trojans won a shoot out against the Leflore County Tigers to open Region 3-3A action Friday night in Itta Bena.
East Side improved to 4-3 with a 1-0 mark in the region, while Leflore County fell to 2-5 with an 0-1 mark in the region.
Jalen Thomas led the Trojans’ offense by rushing for 193 yards with three touchdowns on 11 carries and throwing a 25-yard touchdown pass, followed by Taquille Eatmon with 166 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, Quadre Butler with 118 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, Dy’monquae Pate with 60 yards and a touchdown on six carries and Perry Henry with a touchdown catch.
Eatmon led the East Side defense with 13 tackles, followed by Barron Burns with 10 tackles and a sack and Perry Henry with four tackles and an interception return for a touchdown.
Broad Street 36, Montgomery Co. 0
The Broad Street Jaguars got back on track this week with a shut out win over the Montgomery County Hornets in Region 2-1A action. Broad Street led Montgomery 22-0 at halftime.
The win improved the Jags to 4-2 with a 3-1 mark in the region.
Lamarcus Phillips led Broad Street with 80 yards on seven carries with a touchdown and three catches for 88 yards and two touchdowns, Demarcus Alexander had 115 yards on 10 carries, Jarvis McClenton had 79 yards on 14 carries and completed 1-of-3 passes for 27 yards and a touchdown and Danterris Greyer completed 2-of-3 passes for 61 yards and a touchdown and added 32 yards on seven carries.
Lakedrick Bingham led the Jags with seven tackles, Jonathan Lyles had six tackles, Jalone McGee had an interception return for a score and Ladarius Williams had an interception in the win.
The Jaguars will be back in action at 7 p.m. Friday against St. Joseph in Greenville.
Bayou 53, Lee (Ark.) 0
The Bayou Academy Colts hammered the Lee Academy Cougars on homecoming Friday night in Cleveland.
The Colts improved to 3-4 overall, while the Cougars fell to 0-7.
Bayou had a number of players stand out offensively. Davis Dalton rushed for 68 yards on two carries with a touchdown; Jordan Coopwood rushed for 67 yards on three carries for a touchdown; William Hood marched on a 35-yard touchdown run; Tyler Kitchings completed 3-of-5 passes for 84 yards with a touchdown; Chantz Arbuckle caught a 51-yard touchdown pass and marched on a 20-yard touchdown run; Weber Herbison caught two passes for 33 yards; John Thomas Davis rushed for nine yards with a touchdown on three carries and Blaine Cooper marched on a 29-yard touchdown run.
Andrew Rogers led Bayou’s defense by recording five tackles, including three for a loss with a sack and a seven-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown, followed by Ashton Ouzts with three tackles for a loss, Turner Davis with five tackles, Christian Collins with two sacks and Alex Mangialardi with four tackles.
Sharkey 48, NSA 14
The North Sunflower Academy Rebels came up short against the Sharkey Issaquena Confederates in District 6 8-man football action Friday night in Drew.
NSA fell to 2-5 with an 0-2 mark in the district, while Sharkey improved to 7-0 and 2-0 in the district.
Jerry Mitchell completed two touchdowns passes to Colton Moon.
NSA will host Delta in another district game in Drew at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Shaw 46, Ray Brooks 8
The Shaw Hawks made the short trip to Benoit Friday and did what they had to do by defeating the winless Tigers.
Shaw led Ray Brooks 32-0 at halftime. The Hawks improved to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in the Region 2-1A standing. Ray Brooks fell to 0-6 with a 0-3 mark in the region.
Jemarquis Stimmage led the Hawks completing 3-of-3 passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns and also rushing for a touchdown. Andre Pruitt was 4-of-4 with 78 yards and one touchdown. Justin King led the ground game with 50 yards on nine carries with a touchdown and Xavius Loggins had 28 yards on five carries with a score. Octavius Stimmage caught three passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns and Malik Walker caught three passes for 77 yards with a touchdown.
Jasprell Dillard led the Hawks defense with seven tackles, Ricky Lunford has six tackles with a sack and Justice Clay added six tackles. Travelle Ware and Ladarius Buchanon had a sack each.
Syderrick Maiten led Ray Brooks going 10-of-15 for 64 yards. Tevin Carter had 39 yards on seven carries. Carter also scored the team's only touchdown. Broderick Moore had five catches for 36 yards and Jamarcus Marshall had four catches for 17 yards.
Walter Mister led the Tigers defense with 10 tackles and Eddie Gibson had an interception in the loss.
Shaw will be back in action on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. when they host St. Aloysius for homecoming. Ray Brooks will play St. Aloysius at 7 p.m. Friday in Vicksburg.
O'Bannon 42, Ruleville 12
The Ruleville Central Tigers opened Region 3-3A play with a loss on homecoming Friday.
With the loss the Tigers fell to 1-5 overall with a 0-1 mark in the region.
Ruleville will be back in action at 7 p.m. Friday in Belzoni against Humphreys County.
D.M. Smith 30, Margaret Green 8
The D.M. Smith Middle School Trojans hosted the Margaret Green Junior High Wildcats Thursday in a cross-town clash.
The Trojans performed the way they have all year and defeated the Wildcats 30-8. D.M. Smith led Margaret Green 24-8 at halftime.
Despite losing the contest, Margaret Green did however score the first points on the Trojans on the season. Going into Thursday's game D.M. Smith had outscored their opponents 182-0. Currently the Trojans are averaging 42.4 points per game.
Alfred Weir led the Trojans offense with 152 yards on six carries with two touchdowns, Kendrick Thompson had 102 yards on four carries with a touchdown, Traveyon Craig finished with 77 yards on four carries with a touchdown and Kamarian Williams completed 2-of-4 passes for 23 yards with two two-point conversion passes.
The defense was led by Robert Shorter with 15 tackles and three sacks, Thompson had 12 tackles, Craig had 12 tackles with a force fumble, Weir had eight tackles with fumble recovery, Stanley Self had five tackles with a force fumble, Martavius Wright had five tackles and an interception, Cameron Howard added five tackles and a force fumble, Shemar Sanders had five tackles, Curtis Latham III had three tackles and a sack and Kendrick Walker added five tackles.
D.M. Smith will be back in action at 5:30 p.m. Thursday for homecoming against McEvans Junior High.