Friday Night Heroes

Adam Robison | Daily Journal Mooreville students cheer on their team during the third quarter. The Troopers were leading 20-2 at the end of the third.

Adam Robison | Daily Journal
Mooreville students cheer on their team during the third quarter. The Troopers were leading 20-2 at the end of the third.

KENDALL COX, Shannon: QB who missed last season with an injury, scored two TDs to lead Red Raiders to 21-14 win against Aberdeen.

DIAMANTE POUNDS, Saltillo: Transfer RB from Shannon had a huge opening night for the Tigers. He rushed for 234 yards, 2 TDs, and had a 95-yard kickoff return in Saltillo’s 24-21 OT win against DeSoto Central.

DAKOTA CRUBER, Nettleton: QB passed for three TDs, all to Levert Jernigan, in Tigers 22-14 win against Baldwyn.

REED BIGHAM, Tupelo: Golden Wave kicker had field goals of 39 and 49 yards in Tupelo’s 36-21 win against Lafayette.