From Corinth running back Cayden Betts to Biloxi running back KK Kendrick, there were dozens of standout performances across the state of Mississippi on Friday, Nov. 13.
(Feature photo by Keith Warren)
NOV. 13 – TOP STARS IN MISSISSIPPI FOOTBALL
Cayden Betts, Corinth RB
Betts scored a school record six touchdowns and racked up 350 yards from scrimmage to lead Corinth to a 52-39 victory over West Lauderdale. Betts rushed 20 times for 188 yards and 3 touchdowns and had 6 receptions for 162 yards and 3 more TDs.
Justin Walley, D’Iberville RB
Walley carried the ball 16 times for 182 yards and three touchdowns to lead D’Iberville to a 33-31 win over Petal. He also caught two passes for 20 yards.
Shawn Wade, Hernando RB
Wade scored four touchdowns — including the game-winner with 3:16 left — to lift Hernando to a 36-33 upset of South Panola in the 6A playoffs.
Caleb Miller, Clinton QB
Miller completed four of six passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and he also carried the ball 12 times for 96 yards and two more scores to lead Clinton to a 35-7 win over Horn Lake.
Jalen Webb, Oxford WR
Webb had three catches for 145 yards and two touchdowns in Oxford’s 25-23 6A playoff victory over Madison Central.
Charleston French, Amory RB
Amory running back Charleston French carried the ball 32 times for 217 yards to lead Amory to a 27-26 victory over Choctaw County in the 3A playoffs.
Micah Cherry, Petal WR
Cherry caught six passes for 169 yards and a touchdown in Petal’s 33-31 loss to D’Iberville.
Zack Wilcke, Hernando QB
Wilcke, a junior, was 24 of 37 passing for 269 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Tigers’ 36-33 win over South Panola.
Zy McDonald, Ridgeland QB
Zy McDonald threw the game-winning touchdown pass to Donovan Ball with less than 15 seconds to play to lift Ridgeland to a 36-28 victory over Lake Cormorant.
Tristan Shorter, Oxford LB
Shorter stuffed a potential game-tying two-point conversion by Madison Central with less than a minute to play, then recovered the onside kick to seal Oxford’s 25-23 victory.
TJ Colom, Walnut RB
Colom rushed 31 times for 242 yards and five touchdowns in Walnut’s 52-50 double overtime loss to East Webster. Colom also had 4 receptions for 50 yards.
Khi Holiday, Tupelo Christian Prep QB
Holiday was 14 of 18 for 190 yards and five touchdowns through the air, and added another TD on the ground in TCPS’ 62-0 win over Ashland.
Montavious Warren, Clinton RB
Warren had 13 carries for 105 yards and a 75-yard touchdown — on the first offensive play of the game — in Clinton’s 35-7 6A playoff win over Horn Lake.
Cam Marion, Northwest Rankin RB
Marion finished the night with 169 yards rushing on 29 carries to lead the Cougar offense in a 17-14 6A playoff win over Ocean Springs.
KK Kendrick, Biloxi RB
Kendrick had 30 carries for 350 yards and 3 touchdowns in Biloxi’s playoff loss to Oak Grove.
Donovan Ball, Ridgeland WR
Ball caught two touchdown passes, including the game-winner with 13.8 seconds left to lift Ridgeland to a 36-28 win over Lake Cormorant.
Brawner Cregeen, Corinth QB
Cregeen was 10 for 10 for 200 yards and three touchdown passes to help lead Corinth to a 52-39 win over West Lauderdale.
Kenyon Clay, Union QB
Clay passed for 161 yards and 2 touchdowns and rushed for 261 yards and 4 touchdowns to lead Union to a 64-44 2A playoff victory over Wesson.