For the week of Oct. 26-31.
By the numbers: Senior quarterback completed 14 of 20 passes for 277 yards and five touchdowns against a stout Oak Grove defense in a 51-47 loss.
Coach speak: “He is cool under pressure, he knows exactly where to go with the ball. … We took some shots and he had a fantastic night,” said coach John Perry.
For the record: Jones has completed 43 of 71 passes for 620 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions.
Born: May 27, 1998
Favorite athlete: Drew Brees
Toughest opponent: Brandon
Favorite team: New Orleans Saints
Favorite artist: Any kind of country
Favorite subject: English
By the numbers: The senior Dandy Dozen receiver caught seven passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns to help Oxford defeat Center Hill 54-30 on the road.
Coach speak: “People don’t realize what all he does for this team,” said Johnny Hill.
For the record: Metcalf has made 49 receptions for a total of 835 yards and 12 touchdowns for the 8-2 Chargers.
Born: Dec. 14, 1997
Favorite athlete: Laquon Treadwell
Toughest opponent: A.J. Brown
Favorite team: Golden State Warriors
Favorite Warrior: Stephen Curry
Favorite artist: Taylor Swift
By the numbers: The sophomore finished first in both the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke at the state swim meet.
Coach speak: “She trains hard, but she’s also super competitive, and doesn’t like to lose,” said Brian Ware.
Born: June 23, 1999
Favorite Event: 200 individual medley
Favorite athlete: Rebecca Soni and Jessica Hardy
Toughest opponent: Tupelo High
Favorite team: Golden State Warriors
Favorite artist: Kanye West
Favorite subject: Math
By the numbers: The senior outside hitter had eight kills, seven digs and a service ace in the state championship match against Hancock.
Coach speak: “Brooke has been a leader on the court, but also in everything we do off the court,” said Margaret Falatko.
For the record: Watson led the Jaguars with 258 kills and 179 digs and helped DeSoto Central repeat as state champs.
Born: Sept. 15, 1997
Favorite athlete: Julie Johnston, U.S. women’s team
Toughest opponent: Southaven
Favorite team: U.S. women’s national soccer team
Favorite artist: Third Day
Favorite subject: College Algebra
JACK ABRAHAM, Oxford: Completed 23 of 28 passes for 396 yards with six touchdowns in a 54-30 win over Center Hill.
JALEY ADAMS, Kossuth: Carried the ball 27 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-0 win over Booneville.
MICHAEL ALLEN, Germantown: Finished 10 of 15 passing for 213 yards, including four touchdowns, in a 72-42 win over Canton.
GERROD ANDERSON, Canton Academy: Rushed for 218 yards on 27 carries with four touchdowns in a 49-25 win over Trinity Episcopal.
JAY BANKS, JR., Olive Branch: Caught eight passes for 126 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-35 win over Hernando.
TUCKER BOYKIN, Taylorsville: Completed 14 of 20 passes for 321 yards and two touchdowns, and added 31 yards and two more scores on the ground in a 55-42 win over Richton.
NICK BROWN, Stone: Intercepted three passes and returned one of them 38 yards for a touchdown in Stone’s 38-0 romp over Long Beach.
KYLE BURNEY, Simpson Academy: Ran for 284 yards on 30 carries with four touchdowns in a 41-26 win over North Delta.
TUCKER CHILDERS, Ripley: Finished with 344 yards of total offense, including 221 yards through the air and three touchdown passes in a 51-22 win over New Albany.
DEON COLE, Gulfport: Rushed 24 times for 170 yards, completed a 32-yard pass for a first down on a fake punt and returned an interception 98 yards for a touchdown in a 24-7 win over Ocean Springs.
CAMERON COLEMAN, Horn Lake: Caught nine passes for 213 yards and a touchdown in a 34-13 loss to Tupelo.
JUSTIN CONNOR, North Panola: Ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries in a 40-6 win over Holly Springs.
JACOB CRAWLEY, Jackson Prep: Had 196 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns in a 48-0 win over East Rankin Academy.
DANTERIUS ELLINGTON, Center Hill: Threw for 262 yards on 24 of 36 passing with two touchdowns and ran for 118 and another score in a 54-30 loss to Oxford.
AUSTIN FLETCHER, Puckett: Ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries and threw one touchdown pass in a 41-20 victory over Pisgah.
TYLER FRICKE, Poplarville: Led his team with 13 tackles, including three sacks, and returned a kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown in a 31-21 win over Columbia.
DEMICHAEL HARRIS, St. Aloysius: Carried the ball 16 times for 376 yards and six touchdowns in a 56-28 win over Bayou Academy.
DETRICK HAWTHORNE, Collins: Completed 11 of 13 passes for 222 yards and five touchdowns in a 64-20 win over Perry Central.
BEN HOFFMAN, Lewisburg: Led his team with 233 rushing yards on 17 carries with three touchdowns in and caught four passes for 46 more yards in a 51-20 win over Saltillo.
OLUWAIN HOSKINS, South Panola: Carried the ball 11 times for 138 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-13 win over Columbus.
STEPHON HUNDERSON, Petal: Finished with 145 all-purpose yards and three rushing touchdowns in a 45-14 win over Forest Hill.
DAYLEN JONES, Richton: Rushed 35 times for 327 yards and three touchdowns in a 55-42 loss to Taylorsville.
JAYLIN JONES, Bay Springs: Ran for 236 yards on 15 carries with three touchdowns in a 40-12 win over Clarkdale.
FREDDIE JORDAN, Wayne County: Rushed five times for 50 yards and scored five touchdowns, including a 64-yard kickoff return and an 85-yard punt return.
TAE MCCLATCHY, Independence: Finished the game with nine tackles, two forced fumbles, and scored two defensive touchdowns on a fumble recovery and an interception return in a 34-14 loss to Charleston.
V.J. MILLER, Itawamba AHS: Completed 6 of 8 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 36 yards and one more score in a 35-16 win over Tishomingo County.
EMMANUEL NASH, Ridgeland: Racked up 11 tackles, including two for a loss and batted down a pass in a 27-26 win over Holmes County Central.
JAMON O’NEAL, Vicksburg: Made 9 tackles, including five for a loss, and recorded three quarterback sacks in a 31-17 loss to Grenada.
WAYNE OVERMAN, St. Martin: Completed 9 of 20 passes for 103 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 154 yards and one more score in a 43-20 win over George County.
FREDRICK PETERS, Columbia: Rushed for 206 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-21 loss to Poplarville.
TAYLOR ROBERSON, Indianola Academy: Completed 8 of 10 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-7 win over Riverfield Academy.
CHRISTIAN ROBERTS, Pearl River Central: Carried the ball 28 times for 193 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-13 win over Hattiesburg.
MARQUISS SPENCER, Greenwood: Made 12 stops, including four tackles for a loss and three quarterback sacks in a 43-14 victory over Raymond.
JAMES STALCUP, Noxapater: Rushed for 168 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns in a 40-11 win over Stringer.
MORGAN STEELAND, Marvell Academy: Made the most of his eight carries with 202 yards and five touchdowns in a 50-18 win over Delta Academy.
BRIETON SYKES, Calhoun City: Ran for 248 yards on 20 carries with three touchdowns and threw for 38 yards and another score in a 35-14 win over Winona.
JULIUS TURNER, Meridian: Made six stops behind the line of scrimmage in a 33-0 victory over Terry.
ALEX WARD, Oak Grove: Threw for 412 yards on 34 of 44 passing with four touchdowns in a 52-47, double-overtime win over Pearl.
ISAIAH WOULLARD, Presbyterian Christian: Carried the ball 22 times for 323 yards and four touchdowns in a 55-28 win over Copiah Academy.
EMMA FUNK, OLA: Scored 11 points and 33 kills to lead the Lady Crescents to a win over St. Andrew’s in the Class II state title match.
ZOE STORCK, DeSoto Central: Finished with two aces and 14 assists and helped the Lady Jaguars to the Class III State title.
Boys cross country
NAKENBE FLEMING, Pearl: Finished first in the MHSAA Region 3-6A meet 5K race in 16:46.95.
MATT WATSON, Caledonia: Earned first-place honors in the MHSAA Region 2-4A 5K race in 17:30.79.
COOPER HERRINGTON, Madison Central: Won the MHSAA Region 2-6A 5K in 17:37.74.
Girls cross country
HANNAH PINTER, Pearl: Finished first in the MHSAA Region 3-6A meet 5K race in 20:58.16.
ELIZABETH LUNN, Pontotoc: Earned first place honors in the MHSAA Region 2-4A 5K race in 21:46.86.
REBECCA BUTEAU, Madison Central: Won the MHSAA Region 2-6A 5K in 19:01.73.
DAVIS BRUTON, Sacred Heart: Finished first in the 200 individual medley and the 500 freestyle at the state swim meet.
JACK SMITHSON, St. Andrew’s Episcopal: Won the 100 backstroke and the 100 breaststroke at the state swim meet.
BLAISE VERA, Clinton: Placed first in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle at the state swim meet.
NOAH YOUNG, Clinton: Won the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke at the state swim meet.
CAIT CHANDLER, Vancleave: Won the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle at the state swim meet.
KYJANA WEBBER, Harrison Central: Won the 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle at the state swim meet.