Sept. 14, 2012 High School Football Games At A Glance

By NEMS Daily Journal

Last week’s predictions: 18-9
Season: 80-29

Aberdeen (2-2) at West Bolivar (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Noxubee County 45, Aberdeen 0; East Side 30, West Bolivar 20. … West Bolivar RB Kailo Moore rushed for 93 yards, 2 TD in loss to East Side. … Aberdeen No. 4 in Journal’s 3A-4A rankings.
PREDICTION: West Bolivar

Ackerman (3-1) at Bruce (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Houston 17, Ackerman 13; Water Valley 17, Bruce 16. … Ackerman is coached for Adam Dillinger, the son of former Baldwyn coach Jimmy Dillinger. … Bruce QB Davis Brown has completed 43 of 59 for 736 yards, 10 TD.
PREDICTION: Bruce

Alcorn Central (1-3) at Hatley (0-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Mooreville 47, Alcorn Central 6; Hamilton 52, Hatley 8. … RB Adam Carter leads Alcorn Central’s running game. He had 145 yards against Biggersville.
PREDICTION: Alcorn Central

Booneville (2-2) at Tishomingo County (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Saltillo 34, Booneville 33; Tishomingo County 15, Kossuth 12. … Booneville RB/DB Andrew Lambert scored 3 TD against Saltillo, including one on a 41-yard INT return. … Tishomingo County QB Blake Hawkins had a rushing and passing TD against Kossuth.
PREDICTION: Booneville

Calhoun City (2-2) at Eupora (4-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Calhoun City 36, Velma Jackson 21; Eupora 41, West Oktibbeha 10. … QB Chakel Gates directs the Wildcats’offensive attack. … Former Weir coach Junior Graham leads Eupora.
PREDICTION: Eupora

Calvary Christian (2-2) at Calhoun Academy (4-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Calvary Christian 48, North Sunflower 28; Calhoun Academy 45, Kemper Academy 6. … Calvary Christian QB Jeremy McFadden produced 523 yards total offense and 7 TD last week. … Calhoun Academy is 3-0 in MAIS District 1 action.
PREDICTION: Calhoun Academy

Corinth (3-0) at New Albany (2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Corinth 43, Bolivar (Tenn.) Central 12; Amory 30, New Albany 21. … Corinth RBs Kendrick Williams (467 yards, 5 TD) and Robert White (444 yards, 4 TD) give Warriors a solid 1-2 rushing punch. … New Albany’s ground game is RB Boston Newsome, who has rushed for 691 yards, 7 TD.
PREDICTION: New Albany

East Union (2-1) at Ripley (2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Mantachie 41, East Union 7; Pontotoc 34, Ripley 27. … Broderick Montgomery scored Urchins’ lone TD last week on a 1-yard run. … Ripley QB Cody James rushed for a season-high 183 yards against North Pontotoc.
PREDICTION: Ripley

Houlka (0-3) at H.W. Byers (0-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Biggersville 52, Houlka 50; Smithville 21, H.W. Byers 10. … Houlka RB James Buggs rushed fir 264 yards, 5 TD last week. … Byers RB Marquis Moore averages 90 yards rushing per game.
PREDICTION: Byers

Houston (4-0) at Hamilton (2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Houston 17, Ackerman 13; Hamilton 52, Hatley 8. … Houston QB Sharone Wright rushed for 142 yards, 2 TD against Ackerman. … Houston’s No. 3 in the Journal’s 3A-4A rankings. … Hamilton RB Deion Howard rushed for 323 yards, 4 TD last week against Hatley.
PREDICTION: Houston

Itawamba AHS (3-0) at Senatobia (2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – IAHS did not play; Oxford 34, Senatobia 14. … IAHS defeated Nettleton 35-9 on Aug. 31. … The Indians hope to have RB/WR Ashton Shumpert in the lineup for the first time this season. He has been sidelined with mono.
PREDICTION: IAHS

Mooreville (2-2) at Belmont (2-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Mooreville 47, Alcorn Central 6; Belmont 39, Baldwyn 20. … Belmont RB Alexander Fancher has rushed for 540 yards and scored 10 TD in three games. … Cardinals LB Garrett Burton averages 7.5 tackles per game.
PREDICTION: Belmont

Nettleton (0-4) at Baldwyn (1-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Okolona 61, Nettleton 14; Belmont 39, Baldwyn 20. … Jeremy Cook scored Nettleton’s first TD last week on a 6-yard run. … Baldwyn QB Corbin Scott has passed for 348 yards, 5 TD.
PREDICTION: Baldwyn

Noxubee County (4-0) at West Point (2-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Noxubee County 45, Aberdeen 0; West Point 47, Starkville 22. … Noxubee County is ranked No. 2 in the state’s Associated Press 4A poll while West Point is No. 4 in the AP’s 5A rankings. … West Point RB Aeris Williams rushed for 164 yards, 3 TD last week.
PREDICTION: Noxubee County

Okolona (2-2) at Amory (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Okolona 61, Nettleton 14; Amory 30, New Albany 21. … Okolona’s Jacolbi Heard had a 96-yard interception return for a TD against Nettleton. … Amory QB Jon David Poss has completed 43 of 71 passes for 918 yards, 11 TD, 2 INT.
PREDICTION: Amory

Pontotoc (2-2) at North Pontotoc (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Pontotoc 34, Ripley 27; North Pontotoc 47, South Pontotoc 31. … Pontotoc QB Marcus Reed threw for 3 TD last week. … North Pontotoc QB Trey Jolly rushed for 3 TD and passed for 2 TD against rival South Pontotoc.
PREDICTION: Pontotoc

Potts Camp (2-1) at Mantachie (2-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Potts Camp 18, Stayhorn 7; Mantachie 41, East Union 7. … Potts Camp’s Jamarcus Foster rushed for 104 yards, 3 TD against Strayhorn. … Mantachie RB Mac Grimes rushed for 117, 2 TD against East Union.
PREDICTION: Mantachie

Shannon (1-3) at Lafayette (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Tupelo 24, Shannon 16; Lafayette 69, Duval, Fla. 0. … Shannon RB Diamante Pounds rushed for 188 yards against Golden Wave. … Lafayette RB D.K. Buford has rushed for 328 yards, 4 TD this season.
PREDICTION: Lafayette

Smithville (3-0) at Vardaman (1-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Smithville 21, H.W. Byers 10; Vardaman 34, Falkner 26. … Vardaman RB Donta Walker rushed for 85 yards, 2 TD in Division 1-1A win against Falkner. … Smithville and Vardaman are tied with Coldwater and Biggersville for division lead at 1-0.
PREDICTION: Vardaman

South Pontotoc (1-3) at North Panola (0-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – North Pontotoc 47, South Pontotoc 31; DeSoto Central 49, North Panola 6. … South Pontotoc QB Alex Pannell has completed 35 of 65 passes for 667 yards, 4 TD, 4 INT. … Pannell has also rushed for 278 yards, 5 TD.
PREDICTION: South Pontotoc

Thrasher (2-0) at Coldwater (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Thrasher 35, Benton County 6; Coldwater 46, Tupelo Christian Prep 14. … This is a Division 1-1A game. … Thrasher has averaged 244 yards per game rushing. … Coldwater’s lone loss was to Strayhorn, 26-12, on Aug. 30.
PREDICTION: Coldwater

Tupelo Christian (0-3) at Biggersville (1-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Coldwater 46, Tupelo Christian Prep 14; Biggersville 52, Houlka 50. … This is a Division 1-1A game. … TCPS RB Zachary Tybor rushed for 126 yards last week against Coldwater. … Biggersville QB Blake Stacy has passed for 540 yards, 3 TD.
PREDICTION: Biggersville

Walnut (1-3) at East Webster (3-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Middleton, Tenn. 38, Walnut 28; Caledonia 27, East Webster 10. … Walnut FB Kylan Crum rushed for 2 TD, including one for 46 yards against Middleton. … East Webster QB Deangelo Liggins rushed for 108 yards against Caledonia.
PREDICTION: East Webster