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Clarksdale High School went into its Region 3-4A opener and homecoming matchup on a three-game losing streak as Yazoo City came to town Friday night.
The Wildcats (4-3, 1-0) were up to the challenge, got back on the winning track and ran away with a 40-16 victory.
It took Coahoma Early College High School three full quarters to get the offense going Friday night, but behind senior running back Markevious Brown’s 16 rushes for 208 yards and one touchdown, coach Jeremiah Brassell earned his first district win during his tenure.
Lee Academy is in the driver’s seat for Region 1-4A after winning the district opener at Kirk Academy 21-3 Friday night.
The Colts (4-2, 1-0) are now on a four-game winning streak, but they could not pull away until the second half at Kirk.
Lee Academy has three athletes in the MAIS senior all-star game set to be played at Jackson Prep Academy today.
Shortstop Ashlynn Smith and catcher Anna Byrd are on the Blue team, while third baseman Mikah Jantz is on the White team.
Coahoma County High School is on a four-game losing streak after losing the Region 3-2A opener at Madison Palmer Friday night 58-14.
Tarkevius Logan caught a 65-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Lamont Lee. Lee completed the 2-point conversion pass to Logan. Clintavious Davis ran for a 4-yard touchdown.
Coahoma Community College Football mourned a tough 29-27 loss to Mississippi Delta Community College. Kalem Reddix and Kyle Jones hit the field with outstanding performances. They were chosen as the Coahoma Community College "Athletes of the Week."
Coahoma Community College had a 27-17 lead on homecoming Saturday when Mississippi Delta Community College came to town, but the Tigers could not hang on down the stretch.
CCC (1-4) suffered its fourth consecutive defeat with a 29-27 loss.
Clarksdale High School junior quarterback Tamera Allen was cleared to return from an injury one day before the Wildcats were scheduled to host Choctaw County.
It took Allen one half to get in his groove, CHS (3-3) fell into a 23-point halftime hole and could not complete a second-half comeback. The Wildcats lost 35-26 Friday night.
After losing its first two weeks of the football season, Lee Academy has won its last three games after a 35-6 victory at Tunica Academy Friday night.
The Colts (3-2) scored two defensive touchdowns in the win.