3-0 Lawrence Co. visits Florence; Franklin County awaits Natchez

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 20, 2007

A huge Region 6-4A matchup Friday night pits the Florence Eaglesagainst the Lawrence County Cougars in a war between undefeated 3-0football powers. The game begins at 7 p.m.

In other area football action, Natchez is at Franklin County,McComb visits Brookhaven, Warren Central is at Hazlehurst,Tylertown invades North Pike, Wilkinson County travels to SouthPike and Raymond visits Crystal Springs

Lawrence County, ranked No. 9 in the AssociatedPress Class 4A Prep Poll, comes into the game unbeaten. Coach MikeDavis’s Cougars are 3-0 on the season.

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Last Friday, Florence handed Bay St. Louis a 23-22 defeat.

In the LCHS win over Magee, Matthew Wells rushed 6 times for 169yards and a touchdown followed by Kendrick Hardy with 14 rushes for97 yards and 2 TDs.

The Eagles run a spread-the-field offense, featuring four andfive-wide receiver sets. Hunter Thompson, the senior quarterbackhas completed 33 of 64 passes for 583 yards and eight touchdowns.John Adams is his top receiver with 8 catches for 191 yards.

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