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Harrison C. at Hattiesburg

* Where: D.I. Patrick Stadium, Hattiesburg

* On the Air: WMXI-FM (98.1)

* Records: Harrison Central – 3-1, 0-0 in 4-6A; Hattiesburg – 0-4, 0-0 in 4-6A

* Last Week: Harrison Central – Lost to West Jones 19-7; Hattiesburg – Lost to Oak Grove 45-30

* Last Meeting: Tigers 38, Red Rebels 7 (2012)

* Worth Noting: Harrison Central’s only score against West Jones came on Tito Windham’s 70-yard interception return in the first quarter.

Oak Grove at Forest Hill

* Where: South Jackson Field, Jackson

* On the Air: WFMM-FM (97.3), sportsjuice.com

* Records: Oak Grove – 4-0, 0-0 in 3-6A, ranked No. 4 Overall and No 4 in 6A; Forest Hill – 2-3, 0-0 in 3-6A

* Last Week: Oak Grove – Defeated Hattiesburg 45-30; Forest Hill – Defeated Murrah 29-26

* Last Meeting: Warriors 31, Patriots 0 (2012)

* Worth Noting: Jordan Mitchell caught 10 passes for 266 yards and three TDs for Oak Grove against Hattiesburg.

Provine at Petal

* Where: Panther Stadium, Petal

* On the Air: WLAU-FM (99.3), playonsports.com/petal

* Records: Provine – 1-3, 0-0 in 3-6A; Petal – 4-0, 0-0 in 3-6A, ranked No. 2 Overall and No. 2 in 6A

* Last Week: Provine – Did not play; Petal – Did not play

* Last Meeting: Rams and Panthers have never met.

* Worth Noting: Senior Tyus Raine has rushed 74 times for 647 yards (8.74-yards per carry) and scored 12 touchdowns for Petal.

Laurel at Brookhaven

* Where: King Field, Brookhaven

* Records: Laurel – 4-0, 0-0 in 3-5A; Brookhaven – 4-0, 0-0 in 3-5A

* Last Week: Laurel – Defeated Mendenhall 12-0; Brookhaven – Did not play

* Last Meeting: Panthers 42, Golden Tornadoes 15 (2004)

* Worth Noting: Laurel only mustered 83 yards of offense against Mendenhall, but forced five turnovers, including an 11-yard fumble return for a TD by Derrick Pruitt.

Mize at FCAHS

* Where: Henley Field, Brooklyn

* On the Air: sanmansports.com

* Records: Mize – 3-2; Forrest County AHS – 3-1, ranked No. 1 in 4A

* Last Week: Mize – Lost to Seminary 41-10; FCAHS – Defeated Purvis 42-28

* Last Meeting: Bulldogs and Aggies have never met.

* Worth Noting: Dontavian Lee ran 19 times for 200 yards and a touchdown for FCAHS against Purvis.

South Jones at Wingfield

* Where: Hughes Field, Jackson

* Records: South Jones – 1-3, 0-0 in 3-5A; Wingfield – 2-3, 0-0 in 3-5A.

* Last Week: South Jones – Did not play; Wingfield – Defeated Lanier 8-0

* Last Meeting: Braves 55, Falcons 22 (2012).

West Jones at P.R. Central

* Where: Blue Devil Stadium, Carriere

* Records: West Jones – 2-1, 0-0 in 3-5A; Pearl River Central – 1-3, 0-0 in 3-5A

* Last Week: West Jones – Defeated Harrison Central 19-7; PRC – Did not play

* Last Meeting: Mustangs 49, Blue Devils 17 (2010)

* Worth Noting: D.J. Sanders rushed for 135 yards on 24 carries for West Jones last week against Harrison Central.

Purvis at Perry Central

* Where: Johnston-Mixon-Howard Stadium, New Augusta

* On the Air: sanmansports.com

* Records: Purvis – 3-1; Perry Central – 4-1

* Last Week: Purvis – Lost to Forrest County AHS 42-28; Perry Central – Defeated North Forrest 34-27

* Last Meeting: Tornadoes 36, Bulldogs 14 (2010)

* Worth Noting: Junior quarterback Nathan Roseberry ran 17 times for 120 yards and 3 TDs for Purvis against FCAHS.

PCS at Sumrall

* Where: Lions Club Field, Sumrall

* On the Air: PCS – pcsk12.org; Sumrall – ihighsports.com/sumrall

* Records: Presbyterian Christian – 3-2, ranked No. 5 in MAIS; Sumrall – 2-3

* Last Week: PCS – Defeated Simpson 16-14; Sumrall – Lost to St. Stanislaus 55-0

* Last Meeting: PCS Bobcats 51, Sumrall Bobcats 15 (2010).

Tylertown at Columbia

* Where: Walter Payton Field, Columbia

* On the Air: WJDR-FM (98.3)

* Records: Tylertown – 1-4; Columbia – 2-2

* Last Week: Tylertown – Lost to McComb 25-21; Columbia – Defeated Magee 27-13.

* Last Meeting: Chiefs 34, Wildcats 0 (2012)

* Worth Noting: Tylertown has already lost as many games as it did in both of the previous two seasons combined.

North Pike at NE Jones

* Where: Tiger Stadium, Laurel

* Records: North Pike – 3-2; Northeast Jones – 2-3.

* Last Week: North Pike – Defeated Wesson 49-12; NE Jones – Defeated SE Lauderdale 35-0

* Last Meeting: Jaguars and Tigers have not met in recent seasons.

* Worth Noting: Senior Jarrell McCann rushed for 131 yards and 1 TD, and junior Marlan Griffin had 101 yards and 2 TDs for NEJ last week.

Seminary at Collins

* Where: Jack Bailey Field, Collins

* Records: Seminary – 4-1; Collins – 3-2

* Last Week: Seminary – Defeated Mize 41-10; Collins – Defeated Lawrence County 38-0

* Last Meeting: Bulldogs 22, Tigers 19 (2012)

* Worth Noting: Junior quarterback Mark McLaurin completed 15 of 21 passes for 263 yards and 4 TDs for Collins last week.

Raleigh at West Marion

* Where: Trojan Field, Foxworth

* On the Air: WFFF-FM (96.7), wfffradio.com

* Records: Raleigh – 2-3; West Marion – 3-2

* Last Week: Raleigh – Defeated Enterprise-Clarke 39-15; West Marion – Defeated Pass Christian 40-12

* Last Meeting: Trojans 36, Lions 20 (2011 playoffs).

* Worth Noting: Sophomore quarterback Josh Miller has completed 46 of 76 passes for 668 yards and 7 TDs, and run 91 times for 380 yards and 4 TDs.

North Forrest at Loyd Star

* Where: Loyd Star field

* Records: North Forrest – 1-4; Loyd Star – 1-3

* Last Week: North Forrest – Lost to Perry Central 34-27; Loyd Star – Did not play

* Last Meeting: Eagles and Hornets have not met in recent years.

Bassfield at Jackson Prep

* Where: Patriot Field, Jackson

* Records: Bassfield – 5-0, ranked No. 7 Overall and No. 1 in 2A; Jackson Prep – 4-1, ranked No. 2 in MAIS

* Last Week: Bassfield – Defeated Hazlehurst 21-20; Jackson Prep – Defeated MRA 19-13

* Last Meeting: Yellowjackets and Patriots have never met.

* Worth Noting: Senior Todrick Daniels leads Bassfield in rushing with 415 yards on 64 carries and 8 TDs.

E. Marion at Taylorsville

* Where: Tartar Field, Taylorsville

* Records: East Marion – 4-1; Taylorsville – 4-1, ranked No. 3 in 2A

* Last Week: East Marion – Defeated Prentiss 22-18; Taylorsville – Defeated Quitman 20-9

* Last Meeting: Eagles 48, Tartars 34 (2012 playoffs).

* Worth Noting: Junior linebacker Juwon Hayes-Keyes had 15 tackles, including 9 solos, and one of Taylorsville’s nine sacks against Quitman.

Puckett at Richton

* Where: Richton field

* Records: Puckett – 2-2; Richton – 5-0

* Last Week: Richton – Defeated Clarkdale 36-0; Puckett – Lost to Richland 14-6

* Last Meeting: Wolves and Rebels have not met in recent years.

* Worth Noting: Senior quarterback Jacob Finley completed 15 of 22 passes for 189 yards and 2 TDs for Richton last week.

Lumberton at Sacred Heart

* Where: San Antonio Field, Hattiesburg

* Records: Lunberton – 2-2, 2-0 in 4-1A, ranked No. 4 in 1A; Sacred Heart – 2-2, 0-2 in 4-1A

* Last Week: Lumberton – Defeated Salem 12-7; Sacred Heart – Lost to Bogue Chitto 38-16

* Last Meeting: Panthers and Crusaders have never met.

* Worth Noting: Junior linebacker Blake Ford had 14 tackles, including 8 solos, for Lumberton last week.

NOTE: All games kick off at 7 p.m. Friday. Rankings are from the Associated Press high school football poll.

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