2-0 Cobras visit West Marion
The unbeaten Wesson Cobras will travel to face the West MarionTrojans Friday night at Foxworth. Game time is set for 7:30p.m.
In other area football action, Franklin County invades South Pike.Hazlehurst travels to face Wingfield, and North Pike entertainsMcComb.
Wesson (2-0) is coming off a tough 32-13 win over the Bogue ChittoBobcats last week while West Marion (2-1) defeated Dexter38-30.
Wesson head football coach Tommy Clopton studied film on WestMarion and talked about the Trojans.
“West Marion is a very good ball club, said Clopton. “They havesome good skilled guys that play both offense and defense. It willbe a good, hard-fought game for both teams. We are looking forwardto playing them and hopefully get a win.”
In the victory over Bogue Chitto, senior quarterback Matt Smithcompleted 5 of 7 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown. On theground, he rushed 10 times for 41 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Defensively, Gage Wilson led Wesson with 12 tackles. Payton andPaxton Cupit provided 10 tackles each.
Franklin County (1-2) lost to the McComb Tigers 33-14 last Friday.The Meadville-based Bulldogs, coached by Rickey O’Quinn, will belooking to rebound this week in preparation for the Eagles.
The Magnolia-based South Pike Eagles, coached by Willie Brown, are0-2 on the season after losing 26-14 to the HazlehurstIndians.
` In the loss to McComb, Franklin County’s Milton Griffin caught a65 yard pass from Calvin Robinson for a TD. Jay Davis threw toDerrick Bethley for a 13-yard touchdown.
McComb, under second-year coach Malcolm Jones, is looking tomaintain its undefeated streak. The Tigers (3-0) will travel toface the North Pike Jaguars.
In the win over Franklin County, McComb running back Deonte Evansran 13 times for 152 yards and two touchdowns.
Defensively, Chris Hughes led the Tigers with 13 tackles to goalong with two quarterback sacks.
North Pike (2-1), coached by Chris Smith, smashed the East CentralHornets 40-0 last week.
In the win over East Central, The Jaguars’ offense pounded the ballon the ground for 313 yards.
Hazlehurst (2-0) travels to face Class 6A powerhouse Wingfield.Coach Todd McDaniel’s Class 3A Indians slipped past South Pike26-14 last Friday.
Wingfield (2-1) held off Lanier 37-24 last week.
Hazlehurst head football Todd McDaniel studied film on Wingfieldand talked about the Falcons.
“Wingfield loves to throw the ball a lot,” said McDaniel. “Theyhave an athletic quarterback and a bunch of good receivers to goalong with the aerial attack. We need to have our track shoes readyand try to play a mistake-free game to capture the win.”