The Ray Brooks Tigers got their first win of the season by defeating the Montgomery County Hornets in Region 2-1A action Friday night in Benoit.
Ray Brooks improved to 1-7 with a 1-4 mark in the region, while Montgomery County fell to 3-6 with a 2-4 mark in region.
Syderrick Maiten completed 5-of-11 passes for 87 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions and rushed for 38 yards with a touchdown to lead the Tigers, followed by Tevin Carter with 91 rushing yards on 25 carries and Jamarcus Marshall with two catches for 60 yards with a touchdown.
On defense for Ray Brooks, Lewis Caldwell recorded 14 tackles with a fumble recovery to lead the Tigers, followed by Jarvis Moore with eight tackles and a forced fumble, Quintarro Dixon and Eddie Gibson with an interception each and Kentarious Adams with seven tackles and a sack.
Ray Brooks will be back in action on Friday when the team travels to Greenville to play St. Joe.
Cleveland 34, Amanda Elzy 30
The Cleveland High School Wildcats slid by the Amanda Elzy Panthers in Region 3-4A action Friday night in Greenwood.
Cleveland improved to 5-4 with a 2-1 mark in the region, while Amanda Elzy fell to 3-6 with an 0-4 mark in the region.
Earnest Butler rushed for 103 yards with two touchdowns on 16 carries to lead the Wildcats, followed by Andonte Maxie with 81 rushing yards, a touchdown and 2-point reception on 17 carries, Vaughnte Dorsey with 57 rushing yards on seven carries and Orlando Burns with 46 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries.
Cleveland will be back in action on Friday when the team travels to Yazoo City to play Yazoo County.
West Bolivar 28, Leland 0
The West Bolivar High School Eagles blanked the Leland High School Cubs in a Region 3-2A game Friday night in Rosedale.
West Bolivar improved to 6-2 with a 3-0 mark in the region, while Leland fell to 4-5 with an 0-3 mark in the region.
Tyshawn Conway led the Eagles’ offense by completing 4-of-9 passes for 117 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions while rushing for 40 yards with a touchdown on seven carries. Leonardo Brown aided West Bolivar with 78 rushing yards, a touchdown and 2-point conversion on 14 carries, followed by Deguadereck Rice with three catches for 51 yards and a touchdown catch and a punt return for a touchdown and Gregory Robb with 69 yards rushing and a 2-point conversion on 10 carries.
On defense for West Bolivar, Larry Walker led the way with eight tackles, followed by Justice Mond, Rodriguez Bush and Jessie Pleasant with a sack each and Dekeenan Boyd with a fumble recovery.
West Bolivar will be back in action on Friday when the team hosts Simmons in Rosedale in another region game.
East Side 28, Humphreys Co. 8
The East Side Trojans defeated the Humphreys County Cowboys in Region 3-3A action Friday night in Belzoni.
The Trojans were able to win by 20 points despite having four touchdowns back due to penalties. The Trojans finished with 452 yards of offense (386 rushing yards, 66 passing yards).
Quarterback Jalen Thomas led the Trojans’ offense by rushing for 118 yards with two touchdowns on 15 carries and completing 4-of-8 passes for 66 yards with a touchdown, followed by Quadre Butler 151 rushing yards on 13 carries, Taquille Eatmon with 62 rushing yards and a touchdown on eight carries and Leon Green with a 32-yard touchdown reception.
On defense, Barron Burns led the Trojans’ defense with 11 tackles and a sack, followed by Eatmon with six tackles and Simeon Kimble with two interceptions.
East Side will be back in action on Friday when the Trojans travel to Ruleville to play Ruleville Central.
Broad Street 44, McAdams 0
The Broad Street Jaguars celebrated homecoming with a blowout win over the McAdams Bulldogs Friday.
Broad Street improved to 6-2 overall with a 5-1 record in Region 2-1A action. The Jags have moved into second place in the region behind John F. Kennedy.
Javaris McClenton led the offense completing 3-of-7 passes for 69 yards with two touchdowns. McClenton also finished with 83 yards on 11 carries with two touchdowns. Richard Horn fininshed with 91 yards on seven carries with a touchdown and Demarcus Alexander had 48 yards on eight carries. Flo Robinson led the receivers with two catches for 37 yards with a touchdown and Traterrious Britton finished with one grab for 32 yards.
Jalone McGee led the defense with seven tackles and two sacks, Jonathan Lyles added seven tackles, Devonte Brown finished with six tackles with a forced fumble, Johnny Scott had four tackles with a sack, Britton had an interception and Zekedrick Bingham had six tackles.
The Jags will travel to play Durant at 7 p.m. Friday.
Lee 49, Bayou 22
The Bayou Academy Colts fell to the Lee Academy Colts in District 1-AA football action in Cleveland Friday night.
Bayou fell to 3-6 with a 1-3 mark in the district, while Lee improved to 7-2 with a 3-1 mark in the district.
Quarterback Tyler Kitchings completed 30-of-52 passes for 345 yards with three touchdowns and he rushed for 66 yards to lead Bayou’s offense, followed by John Thomas Davis with six catches for 133 yards with two touchdowns and Davis Dalton with a touchdown catch.
William Hood led Bayou’s defense with 15 tackles.
Bayou will return to the gridiron on Friday when the Colts host Winona in another district game at 7 p.m. in Cleveland.
Leflore County 44, Ruleville Central 6
The Leflore County Tigers ran over the Ruleville Central Tigers in Region 3-3A Friday night in Itta Bena.
Ruleville fell to 1-7 with an 0-3 mark in the region, while Leflore County improved to 4-5 with a 2-1 mark in the region.
Ruleville will return to action on Friday when the team hosts East Side in Ru