Wolves make it eight in a row over Southwest football

Published 1:00 pm Saturday, September 24, 2022

The Copiah-Lincoln Wolves scored in all three phases of the game Thursday in Summit to beat their rivals from Southwest Mississippi CC by a 44-13 final score.


The win was the eighth in a row for coach Glenn Davis and his team in the series against their neighbors from the south.

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Freshman kicker Corey Case (Brookhaven Academy) booted field goals of 28, 30 and 40-yards in the first half to help CLCC stake out a 16-0 halftime lead.


The Wolves also got a touchdown from special teams in the fourth quarter when Jaylen Smith (Jacksonville, Fl.) took a punt back 62-yards for a score.


Co-Lin went up 10-0 in the second quarter when quarterback Devon Tott (Mandeville, La.) hit receiver O’Ryan James (Houma, La.) for a 17-yard touchdown pass.


Tott also tossed a 60-yard touchdown pass to running back Bobby Shanklin Jr. (Noxubee County) in the fourth quarter. Sophomore running back Antonio Luckett (Leake Central) scored on a 37-yard run for the Wolves that made the score 23-0 with less than a minute to go in the third quarter.


The CLCC defense put the final points of the game up when freshman defensive back Elijah Short (Columbus High) returned an interception 60-yards for a score.


Ja’Len Sims (Birmingham) had nine tackles to lead the CLCC defense.


Co-Lin is 2-2 on the season now and will play its final non-division game of the season on Thursday in Wesson when they’ll host Coahoma CC for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff.


In other MACCC action from around the state on Thursday, East Mississippi pulled a huge comeback to beat Mississippi Gulf Coast 48-45, Jones College outlasted East Central 17-14, Northwest Mississippi whipped Itawamba 49-10, Northeast Mississippi handled Holmes 31-0 and Hinds beat Pearl River 14-0.