Thursday night high school football capsules, Week 2

South Panola (1-0) at West Point (1-0)


South Panola: Junior RB Oluwain Hoskins rushed for 125 yards and 2 TDs in a 62-27 win against Memphis White Station. … RB Darrell Henderson rushed for 94 yards and 2 TDs. … Senior LB Anfernee Benson had 8 tackles.

West Point: QB Dason Thomas had 192 yards and 2 TDs in a win against Grenada. … RB Quincy Starks rushed for 112 yards. … WR Steffon Moore caught a 77-yard TD pass.


• Since starting a yearly series, South Panola has won three straight.

• Grenada rushed for 212 yards against West Point, which will be challenged by Panola’s strong rush game.

• West Point had to have a stop on a final drive to keep Grenada from completing a 12-point comeback.

• South Panola had 14 pass deflections against White Station.

UP NEXT: Meridian at South Panola; West Point at Starkville

Falkner (1-0) at Walnut (0-1)


Falkner: RB Jeramie Lawrence rushed for 96 yards on 4 carries and had 2 TDs, with a punt return TD, in a rout of Middleton, Tenn. … QB Jase Stroupe had 5 carries for 51 yards and a TD. … Stroupe threw TDs to three players.

Walnut: ATH Armani Linton was held to 43 yards on 17 carries in a 21-14 loss at Booneville. … Monterio Hunt scored on a 75-yard kick return in the first quarter for Walnut. … Linton’s second quarter score put Walnut ahead 14-7 at the half.


• This is the annual Tippah County rivalry, the Joe Bowl.

• Walnut is 9-3 since it became the Joe Bowl.

• The Joe Bowl wasn’t played in 2009 due to a Swine Flu outbreak.

• Booneville outgained Walnut 286-126. Falkner’s Jeramie Lawrence will expect a big game, but so will Linton.

UP NEXT: Falkner at Ripley (Thu.); Alcorn Central at Walnut

Booneville (0-1) at Baldwyn (1-0)


Booneville: RB James Christian rushed for 128 yards on 19 carries in a 14-7 win against Walnut. … QB Jack Simpson scored 2 TDs. … Senior DB Ben McCutchen had a team-high 12 tackles.

Baldwyn: Duke Upshaw rushed for 135 yards on 18 carries in a 28-25 win at Nettleton … RB Laquintez Upsahw rushed for 71 yards on 13 carries. … Junior LB Marquavious had 2 sacks.


• Affectionately labeled the Skunk Bowl since a skunk ran across the field in the rivalry two seasons ago.

• Booneville has won five straight in the series.

• Duke Upshaw and senior Jacob Turner both saw time under center for Baldwyn at Nettleton.

• Booneville held Walnut to less than 150 yards of offense.

UP NEXT: Corinth at Booneville; Mooreville at Baldwyn

Compiled by Brandon Speck and Gene Phelps

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