Roundup: Loyd Star rolls, Puckett drops West Lincoln
Published 1:00 pm Saturday, September 11, 2021
Big rushing performances from Bryce Ford, James Goodwin, Julius Smith and Versie Wilson again fueled Loyd Star to victory as the Hornets blew out Salem 53-14 in Walthall County Friday night.
Loyd Star and coach Brian Ford move to 3-0 on the season and will host North Forrest next week. Junior quarterback Carter Holcomb hooked up with Wilson on a 65-yard touchdown pass in the first half for the Hornets.
Junior halfback Bryce Ford scored three rushing touchdowns on the night.
Loyd Star led 27-0 at halftime over the 1A Wildcats. Freshman Omarion Clay added a rushing score late for Loyd Star.
Five passing touchdowns pushed Puckett past homestanding West Lincoln Friday night on Perry Miller Field as the visitors from Rankin County took back a 35-21 win over the Bears.
Puckett led 21-14 at halftime. West Lincoln (0-2) and coach Brad Bland will be on the road next week at McLaurin
The Wesson Cobras and coach Jeremy Loy went to Woodville Friday night and came back with a 30-26 win over the Wilkinson County Wildcats.
Wesson moves to 2-1 on the season will host Lumberton next week for homecoming.