From Oak Grove quarterback Kabe Barnett to South Panola wide receiver Cameron Wright, there were dozens of standout performances across the state of Mississippi on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31.
(Feature photo by Keith Warren)
OCT. 30-31 – TOP STARS IN MISSISSIPPI
Kabe Barnett, Oak Grove QB
Barnett was simply sensational against the Pearl Pirates, who had no defense for him or his many weapons. Barnett completed 11 of 18 passes for 276 yards and five touchdown passes, and he ran three times for 33 yards and another TD in Oak Grove’s 47-7 win.
Omar Scott, Choctaw County RB
Scott had over 100 yards rushing and four touchdowns at halftime of Choctaw County’s 55-14 win over Hatley.
Blake Gunter, Madison Central TE
Gunter had four catches for 124 yards and a touchdown in Madison Central’s 38-6 win over Germantown.
Vic Sutton, Madison Central QB
Sutton was 9-of-14 passing for 174 yards with a touchdown and rushed for 33 yards with two touchdowns to lead Madison Central to a 38-6 win over Germantown.
Ozarrio Smith, Brandon RB
Smith had 10 carries for 158 yards and two touchdowns in Brandon’s 42-21 upset of Northwest Rankin.
Nathaniel Blount, Brandon RB
Just a freshman, Blount ran for 117 yards in Brandon’s 42-21 upset of Northwest Rankin.
Dicenzo Miller Jr., Kemper County RB
Dicenzo Miller Jr. had 26 carries for 264 yards and two touchdowns and added three receptions for 96 yards and another TD in Kemper County’s 48-46 win over Forest to clinch the division championship.
Jayden Reed, Lafayette RB
Jayden Reed rushed 35 times for 195 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on a fourth-and-one play to lift Lafayette to a 28-14 win over Columbus.
C.J. Hill, New Albany RB
Hill rushed 18 times for 207 yards and two touchdowns to lead New Albany to a 42-0 win over Ripley.
Kenyon Clay, Union QB
Union quarterback Kenyon Clay scored three touchdowns and passed for another as the Yellowjackets defeated Philadelphia 40-21 Friday night.
Cameron Wright, South Panola WR
Wright finished the night with six catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Panola to a thrilling 36-35 double-overtime win over Warren Central.
Tevin Bell, Warren Central CB
Bell had several big pass breakups and came up with a huge interception in Warren Central’s 36-35 loss to South Panola.
Tyrell Pollard, Oak Grove WR
Speedy junior Tyrell Pollard caught four passes for 112 yards and three touchdowns — all in the first quarter — of Oak Grove’s 47-7 win over Pearl.
Keilon Parnell, Pascagoula QB
Parnell was the star of the game for Pascagoula, hitting on 10-of-13 passes for 256 yards and four touchdowns. He also ran the ball six times for 31 yards and a touchdown to lead the Panthers to a 42-35 upset of Picayune on Saturday.
Jaylan Thompson, Pascagoula WR
Thompson caught three passes, all touchdowns, for 138 yards in Pascagoula’s 42-35 upset of Picayune on Saturday.
Austin Samples, Picayune RB
Samples rushed for 202 yards and a score on 18 carries. He also caught two passes for 54 yards in Picayune’s 42-35 loss to Pascagoula on Saturday.
Jay Hampton, Amory WR
Hampton hauled in five catches for 145 yards and three touchdowns in Amory’s 31-13 win over Belmont.
Kyson Brown, Tupelo RB
Brown scored three touchdowns and rushed for more than 175 yards to lead Tupelo to a 34-13 win over Horn Lake.
Chris Watson, St. Joseph QB
Watson had five rushing touchdowns and one passing TD to lead St. Joseph to a 41-28 win over Riverside.
Kristian Milsap, Enterprise RB
Kristian Milsap rushed for 155 yards and a touchdown to lead Enterprise to a 48-0 win over Puckett.
Hunter Jones, Amory QB
Senior quarterback Hunter Jones threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns in Amory’s 31-13 win over Belmont. Jones, who barely played in the second half, surpassed 10,000 yards of career offense in the win.
Jonathan Vaughn, Meridian RB
Vaughn had 204 all purpose yards and two touchdowns in Meridian’s 15-7 win over Terry.