Greyson Smith had 102 yards on 17 carries and 2 touchdowns to lead Tri-County Academy to victory last week.
Greyson Smith had 102 yards on 17 carries and 2 touchdowns to lead Tri-County Academy to victory last week.

A two headed monster out of the backfield led the charge as Germantown cruised against Callaway last Friday night.

Sophomore Nick Barnes and freshman Branson Robinson combined for 317 yards on the ground and four touchdowns. Barnes led the pair with 18 rushed for 162 yards and a touchdown. Robinson had a nose for the endzone scoring three times and rushing for 155 yards on 11 carries.

On the defensive side of the ball Germantown lived in the Callaway backfield, getting to the quarterback five times. 

Germantown, now 3-3 overall and 2-0 in district, will play at Holmes Central this Friday.

St. Andrew’s-42 


The Saints, now 5-2 on the year, won their first district game against McLaurin last Friday.

It was a balanced attack and forcing turnovers that led to the victory for St. Andrew’s. Senior Holland Townes threw the ball 25 times, completing 12, for 198 yards and four touchdowns. His top target was senior Nathan Barham, who caught six passes for 93 yards and three touchdowns. 

It was run by committee out of the backfield with senior David Caddle leading the group with nine carries for 82 yards and a touchdown. 

The Saints defense got two fumble recoveries and also got in the backfield 10 times for tackles for loss.

St. Andrew’s will take on Velma Jackson this Friday at home in another district game.

Jackson Prep-35 
Jackson Academy-13

Jackson Prep continues to dominate private school Mississippi football and take another game in their rivalry with Jackson Academy.

Academy struck first with a 10-yard pass from Kinkead Dent to Thad Bishop, but Jackson Prep quickly truck back with a Jerrion Ealy 65-yard rushing touchdown. 

Academy scored first in the second quarter with a 15-yard run from Bishop but once again Ealy, an Ole Miss commit, scored quickly on a 65-yard run. Prep scored again taking a 21-13 lead into halftime as JA missed their second extra point.

Neither team scored in the third quarter but Jackson Prep pulled away in the fourth with two touchdowns. 

Jackson Prep, 7-0 overall, 2-0 in district, will play Oak Forest Academy this week at home. Jackson Academy, 5-1 overall, 0-1 in district, will play Madison-Ridgeland Academy. 

St. Joseph-14 

It got ugly early for John Bond’s crew as they drop to 3-4 on the year and 0-2 in district.

St. Joseph had limited success in the air throwing for 122 yards and no success on the ground, only rushing for 48 yards.

On the flip side Pelahatchie ran up and down the field for 314 yard and only threw when they needed to, throwing for just 120 yards.

St. Joseph will travel to Mize to take on Mize this Friday.

Greenville Christian-6

Tri-County rolled to a 5-2 record overall and 2-0 record in district over Greenville Christian last week. 

Stats were unavailable from the game.

Tri-County will travel to Monroe, Louisiana, to take on River Oaks tomorrow. 

Canton Academy-28 
Winston Academy-12

Canton Academy took a hard fought victory over Winson Academy to move to 3-4 overall and 1-1 in district play. 

Stats were unavailable from the game.

Caton Academy will travel to Bulldog territory to take on Starkville Academy this week.

Madison Central-49 Murrah-8

The usual run heavy offense of Madison Central found balance in their blowout win over Murrah.

Junior quarterback Jimmy Holiday threw the ball 15 times, completing 10, for 176 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran the ball six times for 60 yards. His favorite targets were senior Myles Hopson and junior Corey Rucker who each had three catches and each had a touchdown. Hopson for 50 yards and Rucker for 69 yards. 

The rest of the rushing attack was split by committee, with sophomore Duke Arnold leading the way with nine carries for 70 yards and two touchdowns. 

Madison Central is 5-1 on the year and 2-0 in district, they will travel to Vicksburg to take on Warren Central.

Cleveland Central-27

Ridgeland drops their first district game and their second game overall to move to 4-2 on the year and 1-1 in district. 

Stats were unavailable for this game.

Ridgeland will travel south to Jackson to take on Callaway this week.

Canton-38 Holmes 

Canton falls to 4-3 on the year and 0-2 in district with a tough loss to Holmes Central. 

Senior quarterback Jontarius Brown led the offense through the air as Canton only ran for 22 yards.

Brown threw the ball 39 times, completing 21 for 347 yards and four touchdowns. Three receivers led the way for Canton and leading them was junior Jaiden Burns who caught seven passes for 113 yards and one touchdown. Junior Tyquan Henderson caught six passes fro 119 yards and one touchdown. Senior Javier Jackson caught six passes for 91 yards and two touchdowns. 

Canton will look to right the ship in Philadelphia against Neshoba Central this Friday.

Velma Jackson-28 

Balance led Velma Jackson over Magee in the closest game of the week for the Madison area schools. 

Senior quarterback Antavious Willis led the team on the ground with 23 rushes for 134 yards and two touchdowns. Santavis Vaughan also ran the ball five times for 76 yards. 

Through the air Willis split duties with junior Diallo Thompson. Willis threw six passes, completing three, for 115 yards and a touchdown. Thompson threw the ball nine times, completing six for 140 yards and a touchdown. 

The top receiver was senior Lamar Harris who caught three passes for 119 yards and a touchdown. Willis also caught three passes for 79 yards. Sophomore Jordan Harvey caught three passes for 57 yards and a touchdown.

Harvey also picked off a pass on defense. Senior Albert Day led the team in tackles with 15. Vaughan also had 11 tackles. 

Velma Jackson, 5-1 overall and 1-0 in district, will travel to Ridgeland to take on St. Andrew’s this Friday.