How they fared: Week 2
LARGE SCHOOLS (Class 4A/5A/6A)
1. Shannon (2-0): defeated Memphis East 42-34; Next: hosts Corinth (Sept. 11)
2. West Point (0-1): did not play; Next: hosts Columbus
3. Lafayette County (2-0): defeated Memphis Trezevant; Next: hosts Oxford
4. Itawamba AHS (1-0): defeated Amory 49-7; Next: at Tupelo
5. Starkville (0-2): lost to Louisville 26-21; Next: hosts Meridian
1. Aberdeen (1-1): defeated Ray Brooks 52-14; Next: at Pontotoc
2. Ripley (0-1): lost to New Albany 33-28; Next: hosts Lewisburg
3. Booneville (2-0): defeated Baldwyn 14-6; Next: at Center Hill
4. Nettleton (1-1): lost to North Pontotoc 41-35; Next: hosts Hamilton
5. Corinth (0-1): lost to Senatobia 48-21; Next: hosts New Albany
SMALL SCHOOLS (Class 1A/2A)
1. Walnut (1-0): did not play; Next: at Alcorn Central
2. Calhoun City (1-1): defeated Houston 21-15; Next: at Water Valley
3. Vardaman (1-0): defeated Bruce 24-22; Next: at East Webster
4. Smithville (1-0): defeated Hamilton 13-12; Next: at Mantachie (Sept. 11)
5. Okolona (1-0): did not play; Next: at Houston
– Running back Jamerson Love had 15 rushes for 227 yards and four touchdowns, and also scored on an 80-yard screen pass to lead Aberdeen to a 52-14 victory over Ray Brooks. Love scored on runs of 3, 34, 10 and 10 yards.
The number of points Itawamba AHS put up against Amory in the first half of Friday’s game. The Indians scored on every possession in the half, as five players scored touchdowns, including two players that scored twice.
– New Albany QB Tyler Basil was 13-of-19 passing for 136 yards and two TDs, and also rushed for two TDs against Ripley. … Saltillo LB Quad Freeman had 18 tackles and was in on at least one sack against Caledonia. He also had a safety that was negated due to an inadvertent whistle. … Shannon RB Keon McGaughy collected 358 total yards and four TDs vs. Memphis East. He rushed for 322 yards and 3 TDs, and also had a 35-yard TD reception.
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