Roundup: Loyd Star rolls, Puckett drops West Lincoln

Published 1:00 pm Saturday, September 11, 2021

Loyd Star

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.

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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.

West Lincoln

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.