Tonight's Football Games At A Glance October 18, 2012

By Gene Phelps/NEMS Daily Journal

How we did
Last Week: 24-3
Season: 199-47

Friday
Lewisburg (6-3) at North Pontotoc (6-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Lewisburg 7, Rosa Fort 0; North Pontotoc 26, Senatobia 14. … Lewisburg is 1-2, North Pontotoc 2-1 in Division 2-4A play. …North Pontotoc QB Trey Jolly has completed 125 of 231 passes for 1,937 yards, 22 TD. … Marcus Green leads the Vikings in receptions with 51 catches for 367 yards, 4 TD.
PREDICTION: North Pontotoc

Belmont (5-2) at Holly Springs (4-5)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Belmont 40, Alcorn Central 8; Booneville 39, Holly Springs 7. … Belmont is 2-1, Holly Springs 1-2 in Division 1-3A play. … Belmont RB Alexander Fancher has rushed for 1,040 yards, 18 TD.
PREDICTION: Belmont

Benton County (0-4) at Potts Camp (7-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Benton County did not play; Potts Camp 41, East Union 20. … Both teams are playing as independents this season. … Potts Camp RB Jamarquis Foster has rushed for 881 yards, 17 TD. … The Cardinals are ranked No. 5 in this week’s Journal 1A-2A rankings.
PREDICTION: Potts Camp

Calhoun Aca. (9-0) at Russell Christian (9-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Calhoun Academy 40, Hebron Christian 12; Russell Christian 62, Kemper Academy 26. … This game is for the district championship. Both teams are 6-0 in MAIA District 5 (8-man) play. … Calhoun Academy RB Kyle Carter has rushed for 726 yards, 15 TD.
PREDICTION: Russell

Center Hill (3-5) at West Point (6-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Center Hill 28, Clarksdale 13; West Point 31, Saltillo 7. … Center Hill is 2-2, West Point 4-0 in Division 1-5A play. … Center Hill QB Jacob Marsh has passed for 1,258 yards, 10 TD. … West Point RB Aeris Williams rushed for 223 yards, 3 TD last week against Saltillo.
PREDICTION: West Point

East Union (4-4) at McLaurin (7-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Potts Camp 41, East Union 20; Forest 47, McLaurin 19. … This is a non-division game … East Union QB D.J. Armstrong rushed and passed for TDs last week against Potts Camp. … Urchins RB Broderick Montgomery is a 1,000-yard rusher.
PREDICTION: McLaurin

East Webster (7-2) at Hamilton (4-5)
THE BUZZ: Last week – East Webster 47, Williams Sullivan 6; Hamilton 27, J.Z. George 6. … Both teams are 2-1 in Division 2-2A play. … East Webster RB Deangelo Liggins rushed for 157 yards last week. … Hamilton QB Seth Dement passed for 2 TD last week.
PREDICTION: East Webster

H.W. Byers (3-5) at Coldwater (4-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – H.W. Byers 22, Thrasher 6; Vardaman 40, Coldwater 32. … Byers is 3-2, Coldwater 2-3 in Division 1-1A play. … Byers sophomore RB Marquis Moore has rushed for 898 yards, 9 TD this season. He had a career-high 249 yards Sept. 14 against Houlka.
PREDICTION: Coldwater

Hatley (0-9) at Calhoun City (5-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Walnut 49, Hatley 12; Calhoun City 20, Okolona 6. … Hatley is 0-3, Calhoun City 2-1 in Division 1-2A. … Calhoun City QB Chakel Gates has passed for 693 yards, rushed for 778 yards and accounted for 18 TD.
PREDICTION: Calhoun City

Houlka (1-7) at Vardaman (5-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Smithville 52, Houlka 20; Vardaman 40, Coldwater 32. … Vardaman is 5-0, Houlka 1-5 in Division 1-1A play. … Vardaman QB Cody Jenkins has rushed for 601 yards, passed for 674 yards and accounted for 17 TD.
PREDICTION: Vardaman

Houston (7-2) at Leake Central (3-6)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Noxubee County 40, Houston 13; Kosciusko 39, Leake Central 28. … Both teams are 1-2 in Division 4-4A play. … Houston QB Sharone Wright has rolled up 1,484 yards total offense and produced 15 TD.
PREDICTION: Houston

Itawamba AHS (8-0) at Amory (8-1)
THE BUZZ: Last week – IAHS 42, Pontotoc 13; Amory 42, Shannon 28. … Both teams are 3-0 headed into this key Division 1-4A showdown. … Itawamba RB Ashton Shumpert rushed for 216 yards, 4 TD last week. … Amory QB Jon David Poss has completed 67 percent of his passes for 1,967 yards, 19 TD.
PREDICTION: IAHS

Kossuth (1-7) at Alcorn Central (2-7)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Ripley 51, Kossuth 12; Belmont 40, Alcorn Central 8. … Both teams are 0-3 in Division 1-3A play. … Denzel Miller returned a punt 65 yards for a TD last week. … Alcorn Central RB Adam Carter has rushed for 529 yards, 5 TD.
PREDICTION: Alcorn Central

Mantachie (5-4) at Nettleton (1-8)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Mantachie 28, South Pontotoc 7; Water Valley 33, Nettleton 13. … Mantachie is 2-1, Nettleton 1-2 in Division 2-3A play. … Mantachie QB Dustin Carrell threw 4 TD passes last week against South Pontotoc.
PREDICTION: Mantachie

Mooreville (3-6) at South Pontotoc (1-8)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Aberdeen 52, Mooreville 6; Mantachie 28, South Pontotoc 7. … Both teams are 0-3 in Division 2-3A play. … South Pontotoc QB Alex Pannell has completed 69 of 133 passes for 1,115 yards, 7 TD.
PREDICTION: Mooreville

New Albany (5-4) at Rosa Fort (2-6)
THE BUZZ: Last week – New Albany 10, Lafayette 7; Lewisburg 7, Rosa Fort 0. … New Albany is 3-0, Rosa Fort 1-3 in Division 2-4A play. … New Albany RB Boston Newsome has rushed for 1,434 yards, 15 TD this season. … He had a career-best 306 two weeks ago against North Pontotoc.
PREDICTION: New Albany

Okolona (3-6) at Bruce (7-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Calhoun City 20, Okolona 6; Bruce 45, Baldwyn 17. … Okolona is 1-2, Bruce 3-0 in Division 1-2A play. … Okolona’s Jacolbi Heard had a 1-yard TD run last week. … Bruce QB Davis Brown has completed 86 of 130 passes for 1,668 yards, 25 TD.
PREDICTION: Bruce

Pontotoc (4-5) at Corinth (6-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – IAHS 42, Pontotoc 13; Corinth 60, Tishomingo County 19. … Both teams are 1-2 in Division 1-4A play. … Pontotoc RB Deonte Dilworth has rushed for 1,000-plus yards. … Corinth RB Kendrick Williams has rushed for 761 yards, 10 TD.
PREDICTION: Corinth

Senatobia (3-5) at Lafayette (7-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – North Pontotoc 26, Senatobia 14; New Albany 10, Lafayette 7. … Senatobia is 1-2, Lafayette 2-1 in Division 2-4A play. … Lafayette QB Brandon Mack and RB D.K. Buford hooked up on a 15-yard TD pass for Commodores lone points against New Alabny.
PREDICTION: Lafayette

Saltillo (5-3) at Oxford (8-0)
THE BUZZ: Last week – West Point 31, Saltillo 7; Oxford 31, Hernando 0. … Saltillo is 2-2, Oxford 4-0 in Division 1-5A play. … Saltillo is 2-2, Oxford 4-0 in Division 1-5A play. … Oxford QB Parker Adamson has completed 127 of 225 passes for 1,491 yards, 11 TD this season. … QB Andrew Soper leads Saltillo in rushing with 753 yards.
PREDICTION: Oxford

Shannon (2-6) at Tishomingo County (3-6)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Amory 42, Shannon 28; Corinth 60, Tishomingo County 19. … Shannon is 1-2, Tishomingo County 0-3 in Division 1-4A play. … Shannon sophomore RB Diamante Pounds has rushed for 1,129 yards, 7 TD. … Tishomingo County QB Blake Pounders has completed 78 of 146 passes for 1,190 yards, 12 TD.
PREDICTION: Shannon

Tupelo (3-5) at DeSoto Central (5-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – South Panola 41, Tupelo 14; Columbus 14, DeSoto Central 0. … Both teams are 1-3 in Division 1-6A play. … Golden Wave QB Alex Norwood completed 12 of 23 passes for 127 yards, 1 TD against South Panola.
PREDICTION: Tupelo

Walnut (3-6) at Baldwyn (5-4)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Walnut 49, Hatley 12; Bruce 45, Baldwyn 17. … Walnut is 1-2, Baldwyn 2-1 in Division 1-2A play. … Baldwyn RB Bradley Boose has rushed for 448 yards, 5 TD this season. … Bearcats QB Corbin Scott has 10 TD passes.
PREDICTION: Baldwyn

Water Valley (8-1) at Aberdeen (7-2)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Water Valley 33, Nettleton 13; Aberdeen 52, Mooreville 6. … Aberdeen is 3-1, Water Valley 3-0 in Division 2-3A play. … Water Valley’s balanced ground attack averages 270 yards per game. … Aberdeen QB Josh Williams has passed for 1,296 yards, 17 TD.
PREDICTION: Aberdeen

Yazoo City (4-4) at Starkville (5-3)
THE BUZZ: Last week – Yazoo City 41, Lanier 8; Starkville 42, Canton 0. … Starkville is 4-0, Yazoo City 2-2 in Division 2-5A play. … Starkville sophomore RB Jaquez Horsley has rushed for 471 yards, 7 TD.
PREDICTION: Starkville