Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared in games played on Friday, Nov. 13. (Feature photo by Keith Warren)
HOW THE TOP 10 FARED (NOV. 13)
1. Oak Grove (10-0) beat Biloxi 54-34
Kabe Barnett and the Grovers piled it on, and now they get Harrison Central in the quarterfinals.
2. Oxford (10-0) beat Madison Central 25-23
The defending 6A state champs, who have now won 23 games in a row going back to last season, stuffed a potential game-tying two-point conversion by Madison Central with less than a minute to play. They’ll play Hernando in the quarterfinals. — GAME STORY
3. D’Iberville (10-0) beat Petal 33-31
D’Iberville scored on a 19-yard TD pass — on a fourth down play — with 45 seconds left to pull out the victory. They’ll play Northwest Rankin in the quarterfinals. — GAME STORY
4. South Panola (8-3) lost to Hernando 36-33
In the biggest upset of the first round, Shawn Wade scored four TDs — including the game-winning touchdown with 3:16 to play — to lift Hernando to the win. They will play Oxford in the next round. — GAME STORY
5. Newton County (10-1) lost to North Pike 31-28
The Cougars’ remarkable season is over after a second-round playoff loss to North Pike.
6. Clinton (9-2) beat Horn Lake 35-7
Caleb Miller had a huge game as Clinton rolled to a first-round win. The Arrows will play Warren Central in the quarterfinals. — GAME STORY
7. Ridgeland (9-2) beat Lake Cormorant 36-28
Zy McDonald threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Donovan Ball with less than 15 seconds to play.
8. Neshoba Central (8-1) beat Lafayette by forfeit
The Rockets advanced to the quarterfinals by forfeit after their first-round opponent, Lafayette, had a COVID-19 outbreak.
9. Harrison Central (8-2) beat Pearl 49-21
Harrison Central had no trouble with Pearl and will face Oak Grove in the next round.
T-10. Madison Central (7-4) lost to Oxford 25-23
The Jaguars had a chance to tie the game with less than a minute to play, but were stuffed on a two-point conversion attempt.
T-10. West Jones (10-2) beat Picayune 35-23
The Mustangs handed the Maroon Tide their third consecutive loss. They will face Laurel in the quarterfinals.
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