HS roundup: Puckett rolls to Region 6-2A crown

HS roundup: Puckett rolls to Region 6-2A crown

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HS roundup: Puckett rolls to Region 6-2A crown

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Hattiesburg wide receiver Jordan Murphy runs the ball against Pearl River Central Friday night at the Tiger's stadium.

Hattiesburg wide receiver Jordan Murphy runs the ball against Pearl River Central Friday night at the Tiger’s stadium.

Austin Fletcher rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns and passed for another touchdown as the Puckett Wolves wrapped up the Region 6-2A championship with a 41-20 win over the Pisgah Dragons.

Joe Anderson also had three passing touchdowns for the Wolves (10-1, 5-0).

TJ McGinnis had rushing touchdowns of 30 and 6 yards, and Don Ragsdale had a 90-yard kickoff return for a score for the Dragons (8-3, 3-2), who will enter the playoffs as a No. 3 seed.

Jackson Prep 48, East Rankin 0: At Flowood, Jacob Crawley rushed 14 times for 171 yards and two touchdowns as the Patriots (11-0) finished an undefeated regular season. Chance Lovertich completed 8 of 11 passes for 154 yards and three TDs for Prep, which held a 390-81 edge in total yards.

Washington School 28, Jackson Academy 7: At JA, Anderson Shelley rushed for 163 yards and a touchdown and was 8 of 9 passing for 70 yards as the Generals (7-3) hope the win can propel them into the No. 2 seed for the Academy AAAA, Division II playoffs. Malcolm Shirley rushed for 75 yards and two scores, and Washington held a 379-125 edge in total yards (309-47 rushing). Davis Simmons led the Raiders (3-7) with 68 yards rushing.

Tri-County 42, Oak Hill 14: At Flora, Bo Johnson had a passing and rushing touchdown, and Mitchell Broadwater and Swayze Bozeman each returned a punt for a touchdown as the Rebels (9-2) won their opening round playoff game in Academy AA.

Germantown 72, Canton 42: At Gluckstadt, Michael Allen passed for 213 yards and four touchdowns in the first half as the Mavericks (7-5, 5-1) built a 51-6 lead in a Region 2-5A contest. Dalton Bradfield rushed for 135 yard and three TDs while Tondra Green had 133 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Canton quarterback Debroski Bates had 215 total yards and three touchdowns for the Tigers (2-8, 0-6).

Simpson Academy 41, North Delta 26: At Magee, Kyle Burney rushed for 284 yards and four TDs (72, 42, 25, 30) as the Cougars (9-2) won their opening round playoff game in Academy AAA.

Olive Branch 42, Hernando 35: At Hernando, Olive Branch QB Brady Burse passed for 239 yards and four touchdowns while Jay Banks Jr. had eight catches for 126 yards and three scores. Tarik Travis also had 152 rushing yards and 2 TDs for the Conquistadors (6-4, 4-2).

Pearl River Central 35, Hattiesburg 13: At Hattiesburg, Christian Roberts rushed for 192 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead PRC (9-1, 6-0) to the Region 4-5A title. Hunter Hollifield added 190 rushing yards and a TD for the Blue Devils.

Wayne County 57, South Jones 0: At Waynesboro, Freddy Jordan Jr. totaled 193 all-purpose yards and had three rushing TDs, an 85-yard punt return for a score and a 68-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. He had rushing TDs of 1, 5 and 29 yards.

East Webster 21, Eupora 0: At Maben, the Wolverines (10-1, 4-1) clinched the No. 2 seed as Jack Wilson had a pair of rushing TDs and Chase Keller’s 24-yard touchdown with 5:03 remaining sealed the win. Eupora (7-4, 2-3) will be the No. 4 seed.

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