BSW 8-under wins back-to-back championships
NATCHEZ – The Brookhaven Southern Wildcats won the 6- to 8-year-old division TNT Youth Football League Super Bowl championship for the second year in a row Sunday.
The Wildcats knocked off the Natchez Falcons 6-0 in Saturday’s matchup to advance to the Sunday title game.
In Sunday’s contest, BSW thumped the Tylertown Rams 22-0 to win their second straight championship for Brookhaven in the program’s five year history.
In the 9- to 10-year-old league, BSW eliminated the Ferriday Trojans 22-0 in Saturday’s competition to advance to Sunday’s championship.
In Sunday’s contest, the Wildcats lost to the Tylertown Rams 32-12 to finish runners up.
BSW 6, Falcons 0
Markel Smith powered the Wildcats with 134 rushing yards. Smith scored the only rushing touchdown on a 50-yard sprint.
Zachary Moore contributed 32 yards to the Wildcats rushing attack and Daylan Barton finished with 20 yards.
Defensively, Smith was the leader for BSW with nine tackles. Durrell Washinson provided six tackles. Barton had five tackles. Amion Herring contributed four tackles and Devion Brown finished with three tackles
BSW 22, Rams 0
Smith showed off his skills on offense to lead the Wildcats, scoring three rushing touchdowns on sprints of 75, 10 and five yards. Smith rushed for 125 yards.
Jasmine Robertson and Moore cashed in the two-point conversion. Barton aided the Wildcats’ ground attack with 65 yards rushing.
Defensively, Smith powered the BSW surge with nine tackles and two interceptions. Herring and Washington contributed five tackles each. Barton had four tackles and DaSaen Ard had three tackles.
BSW 22, Trojans 0
Kenneth Dixon powered the Wildcats 10-under team with three touchdowns. Dixon sprinted in a 80- and 11-yard rushing touchdown. He also returned a fumble recovery 50 yards for a touchdown.
Kermit Sartin Jr. scored both of the Wildcats’ two-point conversions.
Defensively, Dixon led the team with six tackles. Malachi Clark contributed five tackles and had a fumble recovery. Zachariah Brewer provided five tackles. Jalen Tobias, Eric Williams, Elijah Calcote and Sartin finished with three tackles each.
Rams 32, BSW 12
Dixon and Sartin directed the 10-under Wildcats with a rushing touchdown each. Dixon punched in a 15-yard touchdown and Sartin ran in a two-yard touchdown.
Defensively, Sartin was the leader for BSW with four tackles. Eric Williams, Javiontre Thadison, Jermiah Hargon, Edward Quarles, Dixon and Clark finished with two tackles each.