Baldwyn (0-1) at Booneville (1-0)
THE BUZZ: Storied rivalry finally has a name. The Skunk Bowl moniker came thanks to a skunk running across the field at Baldwyn last season. … Booneville RB Andrew Lambert scored two TDs in a 35-7 win against Walnut Friday. … Baldwyn lead 27-7 at halftime last season before losing 28-27 on a Lambert pick-6.
NEXT WEEK: Baldwyn at Mooreville; Booneville bye.
JOURNAL PICK: Booneville
Walnut (0-1) at Falkner (1-0)
THE BUZZ: The annual Joe Bowl, Falkner’s win last season broke a nine-game losing streak. … Falkner junior RB Jeramie Lawrence had 180 rushing yards and 4 TDs in last week’s 59-29 rout of Middleton, Tenn. … Walnut gave up 384 yards of offense in a loss at Booneville.
NEXT WEEK: Walnut at Alcorn Central; Falkner at Ripley
JOURNAL PICK: Falkner
West Point (0-0) at S. Panola (1-0)
THE BUZZ: Playing at South Panola for the second straight season. … First game for Green Wave RB Aeris Williams since he committed to Mississippi State. … Panola’s Darrell Henderson made SportsCenter’s Top 10 with a tipped interception last week.
NEXT WEEK: Starkville at West Point; South Panola at Meridian.
JOURNAL PICK: South Panola
Compiled by Brandon Speck