Enterprise, Bo’ Chitto in home dates
Division 7-1A runner-up Bogue Chitto will host Division 6-2Amember Natchez Cathedral Friday night before preparing for thestate playoffs next week. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.
In other local games, Brookhaven hosts Division 6-4A nemesisLawrence County and Pisgah is at Enterprise.
Area action includes Wesson at Hinds AHS, Amite County at NorthPike, Wilkinson County at Franklin County, Crystal Springs atHazlehurst, Hillcrest at Parklane and Copiah Academy atCentreville.
Team with open dates are Division 6-2A runner-up Loyd Star,Division 6-4A champ McComb, South Pike and West Lincoln.
Richland (9-1, 4-0) is the division champ after rallying to beatLoyd Star 26-22 for first place in Division 6-2A. Loyd Star (8-2,4-1), coached by Anthony Hart, has the week off to prepare for itsfirst game of the state playoffs, at Gulfport St. John on Nov.10.
Loyd Star lost fullback/linebacker Adam Speeg for the remainderof the playoffs with an ankle injury. Speeg had surgery lastMonday.
Bogue Chitto (5-5, 3-1) is back at the friendly confinesof Troy Smith Field where the Bobcats entertain the Cathedral GreenWave (1-7, 1-4). Coached by Carl Cole, Bogue Chitto defeated WestLincoln 46-21 last Thursday night.
Bogue Chitto tailback Johnathon Cutrer powered therunning game with 11 rushes for 100 yards and one touchdown.Tailback Denard Ferguson carried seven times for 78 yards and threeTDs.
On defense, junior linebacker Lindsey Jackson led theBobcats with nine tackles.
Cathedral whipped Hinds AHS 46-6 lastFriday.
In last season’s game, Cathedral thrashed Bogue Chitto21-7.
Enterprise wraps up regular season play Friday nighthosting Pisgah. Coach Ricky Deere’s Yellow Jackets are 6-3 overalland 2-3 in Division 7-1A play, finishing third in thedivision.
Pisgah (5-4, 2-2) is a member of the Division 6-1A and handedSt. Aloysius a 27-7 whipping last Friday.
In the 41-6 loss to Dexter, Jacket junior tailback ShermaineVaughn powered Enterprise with nine carries for 74 yards.
Jacket quarterback Justin Kyzar completed 11 of 21 passes for140 yards and one interception,
The Enterprise defense was led by Vaughn with eight tackles.
Wesson wraps up its season on the road atDivision 6-2A Hinds AHS in Utica. The Cobras, coached by RonaldGreer, are 5-5 overall and 2-2 in division play.
Wesson defeated St. Andrew’s 33-30 in four overtimes lastFriday. Hinds AHS is 0-4 in the division and 1-8 overall. TheCobras are currently No. 4 in the division behind St. Andrew’swhich plays Richland Friday.
In the win over St. Andrew’s, freshman Nick Gunter kicked twofield goals, (including the game-winners and three extra points togive Wesson the 33-30 victory.
Russell Robinson led the Wesson ground game with 14 carries for48 yards.
On defense, Billy Ray Miller and Robinson collected 15 tacklesapiece.
In last year’s matchup, Hinds AHS nipped Wesson 9-8.
North Pike waits for its season to end Friday when theJaguars host Division 6-3A rival Amite County. Coach Adam Barron’sJaguars are winless in five division games and have one win inseven games.
Last Friday, Port Gibson downed North Pike19-3.
Amite County, 3-6 overall and 3-2 in division action,defeated division foe Franklin County 32-27 lastFriday.
North Pike fell to Amite County 19-0 lastyear.
Hazlehurst entertains Copiah County non-division rivalCrystal Springs. The Indians, coached by Willie Brown, fell toDivision 6-3A rival Jefferson County 16-13 lastFriday.
The Indians are 6-4 on the season and 2-4 in divisionplay.
Crystal Springs was hammered by Lawrence County 47-0last Friday. The Tigers are 0-5 in Division 6-4A play and 2-8 onthe season.
In last season’s contest, Crystal Springs clippedHazlehurst 12-6 in overtime.
Parklane wraps up its regular season hosting District2-AAAA rival Hillcrest Christian. The Pioneers, coached by CharlieNewlon, are third with a 1-2 district record and a 7-2 overallworksheet.
Parklane is coming off a tough 28-27 win overPillow.
Hillcrest is fourth in the district, also 1-2 in thedistrict and 5-4 overall. Hillcrest slaughtered Central Hinds 67-27last Friday.
Parklane thumped Hillcrest 42-6 lastseason.
Copiah Academy’s enters the playoffs as the runner-up toManchester in the District 3-AAA. The Gallman-based Colonels visitDistrict 4 champ Centreville in the opening round.
Centreville won its district with a 2-1 record andfinished 7-4 overall. Last Friday, Centreville knocked off ColumbiaAcademy 37-21 and Copiah fell to AAAA Madison-Ridgeland Academy38-13.