Stokes, Coleman receive defensive honor for Co-Lin

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, October 27, 2009

WESSON – Sophomore safety Lionel Stokes and freshman endTerrance Coleman of Co-Lin have been recognized for their defensiveperformance against Hinds Community College by the MACJC. Theyhelped the Co-Lin Wolfpack to a 14-7 victory over the Hinds Eagleslast Saturday at Raymond.

Stokes (5-10, 170), from Columbia, was credited with 15 tacklesin the victory. Coleman (6-2, 250), from Mobile, Ala., accountedfor 7 tackles, including 3 quarterback sacks, plus a forcedfumble.

Stokes and Coleman were instrumental in helping the Co-Lin teamachieve a 6-3 overall record and a third place finish in the SouthDivision where the Pack finished 4-2.

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Co-Lin, coached by Glenn Davis, won 5 of its last 6 games. Twoof the team’s losses were to Gulf Coast and Jones County, whofinished 1-2 in the South Division race.

As a team, Co-Lin was ranked No. 1 in pass defense, allowing 139yards per game. They were seventh in rushing defense (123.8 ypg)and ranked second overall in total defense (262.8) behindMississippi Delta (239.1).

Brett Shufelt serves as Co-Lin’s defensive coordinator.

Offensively, Co-Lin ranked seventh overall, averaging 317.7 ypg.The Wolves were seventh (173.2 ypg) is passing offense and rushingoffense (144.4 ypg).

State Playoffs

Gulf Coast (8-1, 6-0) beat Jones County (6-3, 5-1) 20-17 lastSaturday at Ellisville to claim the South Division title. Thefifth-ranked Bulldogs will host North Division runner-up CoahomaSaturday at Perkinston in the first round of the stateplayoffs.

East Mississippi (8-1, 6-0), the North Division champion, willhost Jones County at Scooba Saturday.