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.
RAYMOND—Coahoma Community College started its two-game road trip against Hinds Community College on Thursday Night. The Eagles took charge of the Tigers, ending the game in a 54-26 victory on Gene Murphy Field at the Joe Renfroe Stadium.
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.