High School Football Games October 26, 2012

By Gene Phelps/NEMS Daily Journal

How’d We Do?
FRIDAY’S GAMES
Last week: 22-4
Season: 221-51

Aberdeen (8-2, 4-0) at South Pontotoc (1-9, 0-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Aberdeen 20, Water Valley 13; Mooreville 14, South Pontotoc 7. … Division 2-3A game. … Aberdeen RB Chico Harrison has rushed for 806 yards, 5 TD. … Bulldogs QB Josh Williams has passed for 1,432 yards, 19 TD and rushed for 548 yards, 7 TD. … South Pontotoc QB Alex Pannell has passed for 1,115 yards and rushed for 464 yards.
PREDICTION: Aberdeen

Alcorn Central (2-8, 0-4) at Ripley (6-4, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Booneville 33, Ripley 28; … Division 2-3A game. … Alcorn Central RB Adam Carter has rushed for 535 yards, 5 TD. … Ripley is led by QB Cody James with 1,682 yards passing,15 TD and 694 yards rushing, 14 TD, and RB Montrell Gray with 624 rushing yards, 9 TD.
PREDICTION: Ripley

Booneville (7-2, 4-0) at Belmont (6-2, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Booneville 33, Ripley 28; Belmont 28, Holly Springs 21. … Division 2-3A game. … Booneville RB Dejesuse Rogers has rushed for 1,069 yards, 11 TD. … Belmont RB Alexander Fancher has rushed for 1,159 yards, 20 TD.
PREDICTION: Booneville

Bruce (8-2, 4-0) at Calhoun City (6-4, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Bruce 49, Okolona 6; Calhoun City 49, Hatley 0. … Division 1-2A game. … Bruce QB Davis Brown has passed for 1,869 yards, 27 TD. … Calhoun City QB Chakel Gates has passed for 693 yards and rushed for 778 yards.
PREDICTION: Bruce

Coldwater (5-4, 3-3) at Biggersville (2-6, 2-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Coldwater 28, H.W. Byers 8; Vardaman 55, Biggersville 20. … Division 1-1A game. … Biggersville QB has completed 57 of 134 passes for 1,204 yards, 19 TD. … Lions WR Darion Barnett has 21 receptions, 11 for TD.
PREDICTION: Coldwater

Corinth (7-2, 2-2) at Shannon (3-6, 2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Corinth 14, Pontotoc 11; Shannon 62, Tishomingo County 11. … Division 1-4A game. … Corinth’s running game – Kendrick Williams and Robert White – has combined for 1,534 yards, 16 TD. … Shannon RB Diamante Pounds has rushed for 1,311 yards, 11 TD.
PREDICTION: Corinth

Eupora (9-1, 4-0) at East Webster (8-2, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Eupora 55, Williams Sullivan 0; East Webster 24, Hamilton 0. … Division 2-2A game. … Eupora WR Derrick Jones has caught 33 passes for 655 yards, 8 TD. … East Webster QB Deangelo Liggins has rushed for 726 yards, passed for 347 yards and 8 TD.
PREDICTION: Eupora

Falkner (8-1, 5-1) at H.W. Byers (3-6, 3-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Falkner 28, Thrasher 20; Coldwater 28, H.W. Byers 8. … Division 1-1A game. … Falkner averages 357 yards per game rushing. … Eagles RB Jeramie Lawrence has rushed for 1,624 yards, 23 TD. … Byers RB Marquis Moore has rushed for 998 yards, 9 TD.
PREDICTION: Falkner

Hernando (3-6, 1-4) at Saltillo (5-4, 2-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Lake Cormorant 17, Hernando 14; Oxford 37, Saltillo 7. … Division 1-5A game. … Saltillo QB Andrew Soper has completed 65 of 146 passes for 1,170 yards, 14 TD. He has also rushed for a team-high 766 yards, 6 TD.
PREDICTION: Saltillo

Holly Springs (4-6, 1-3) at Kossuth (2-7, 1-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Belmont 28, Holly Springs 21; Kossuth 49, Alcorn Central 6. … Division 1-3A game. … Holly Springs is averaging 209 yards rushing per game. … Hawks QB Ronnell Boyland has rushed for a team-high 567 yards.
PREDICTION: Holly Springs

Horn Lake (2-7, 0-5) at Tupelo (3-6, 1-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Columbus 14, Horn Lake 0; DeSoto Central 39, Tupelo 34. … Division 1-6A game. … Tupelo sophomore QB Alex Norwood has completed 17 of 40 passes the last two games. … Wave K Drew White has kicked three FG this season.
PREDICTION: Tupelo

Kosciusko (4-6, 2-2) at Houston (8-2, 2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Koscuisko 42, Caledonia 18; Houston 40, Leake Central 7. … Division 4-4A game. … Hilltoppers QB Sharone Wright has rushed for 1,043 yards, 14 TD. … DE Chris Jones leads Houston with 112 tackles. He averages 1.1 sacks per game.
PREDICTION: Houston

Mantachie (5-5, 2-2) at Water Valley (8-2, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Nettleton 28, Mantachie 27; Aberdeen 20, Water Valley 13. … Division 2-3A game. … Water Valley’s ground game has produced 2,435 yards, 40 TD.
PREDICTION: Water Valley

Nettleton (2-8, 2-2) at Mooreville (4-6, 1-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Nettleton 28, Mantachie 27; Mooreville 14, Nettleton 7. … Division 2-3A game. … Nettleton QB Dakota Cruber has completed 137 of 261 passes for 1,952 yards, 10 TD. … Mooreville RB Josh Johnson has rushed for 586 yards, 6 TD.
PREDICTION: Mooreville

New Albany (6-4, 4-0) at Lewisburg (7-3, 2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – New Albany 35, Rosa Fort 14; Lewisburg 29, North Pontotoc 26. … Division 2-4A game. … New Albany RB Boston Newsome has rushed for 1,648 yards, 19 TD. He had 214 yards, 4 TD last week.
PREDICTION: New Albany

New Site (0-6) at Potts Camp (8-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Potts Camp 45, Benton County 0; Oak Hill Academy 37, New Site 17. … Potts Camp RB Jamarquis Foster has rushed for 964 yards, 18 TD. … Cardinals QB Jordon Harris has rushed for 899 yards, 9 TD.
PREDICTION: Potts Camp

Oxford (9-0, 5-0) at West Point (7-2, 5-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Oxford 37, Saltillo 7; West Point 55, Center Hill 7. … Division 1-5A game. … Oxford QB Parker Adamson has passed for 1,602 yards, 12 TD. … Chargers RB Jarius Barnes rushed for a season-high 120 yards against Saltillo.
PREDICTION: West Point

Pontotoc (4-6, 1-3) at Amory (8-2, 3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Corinth 14, Pontotoc 11; Itawamba AHS 35, Amory 13. … Division 1-4A game. … Pontotoc RB Deonte Dilworth has had two 200-yard rushing games. … Amory WR/RB Dario Robinson has rushed for 709 yards, 8 TD and caught 38 passes for 607 yards, 4 TD.
PREDICTION: Amory

Smithville (7-1, 5-1) at Thrasher (5-3, 3-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Smithville 42, Tupelo Christian 6; Falkner 28, Thrasher 20. … Division 1-1A game. … The Seminoles have won four straight division games. … J.T. Pitts had a 61-yard KO return for TD against TCPS.
PREDICTION: Smithville

Starkville (6-3, 5-0) at Callaway (5-4, 3-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Starkville 46, Yazoo City 0; Canton 14, Callaway 8. … Division 2-5A game. … Starkville QB Gabe Myles has passed for 678 yards and rushed for 271 yards. … RB Jaquez Horsley has rushed for 534 yards, 8 TD to lead Jackets.
PREDICTION: Starkville

Tishomingo County (3-7, 0-4) at Itawamba AHS (9-0, 4-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Shannon 62, Tishomingo County 11; Itawamba AHS 35, Amory 13. … Division 1-4A game. … Itawamba RB Ashton Shumpert has rushed for 1,288 yards, 19 TD. … His teammate, RB Charles Moore, has rushed for 1,076 yards, 16 TD.
PREDICTION: Itawamba

Vardaman (6-3, 6-0) at Tupelo Christian (0-9, 0-7)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Vardaman 47, Houlka 0; Smithville 42, Tupelo Christian 6. … Division 1-1A game. … Vardaman RB Donta Walker has rushed for 728 yards, 9 TD. … Charlie Forrest caught an 8-yard TD pass from Zachary Tybor for TCPS last week.
PREDICTION: Vardaman

Walnut (3-7, 1-3) at Okolona (3-7, 1-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Baldwyn 35, Walnut 6; Bruce 48, Okolona 6. … Division 1-2A game. … The winner of this game will be a No. 4 seed in the state playoffs.
PREDICTION: Okolona