From Picayune’s Dante Dowdell to Simmons’ Vontrez Rush, there were several big-time high school football performances across the state of Mississippi during the semifinals of the 2021 MHSAA playoffs. Here’s a look at Mississippi’s top stars for Nov. 26.
The list is in alphabetical order.
TOP STARS IN MISSISSIPPI HS FOOTBALL (NOV. 26)
Kabe Barnett, Oak Grove
Completed 22 of 46 passes for 239 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-20 loss to Brandon.
Kiron Benjamin, Laurel
Rushed for 202 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries in a 32-28 loss to Picayune.
Dante Dowdell, Picayune
Rushed for 292 yards and three touchdowns on 40 carries in a 32-28 win over Laurel.
Jarvis Durr, Brandon
Rushed for 179 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries in a 21-20 win over Oak Grove.
Tyrick Jones, Bay Springs
Rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries in a 44-6 win over West Lowndes.
Jordan Osborn, Senatobia
Rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries in a 34-27 win over Caledonia.
Deandre Pullen, Madison Central
Rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries in a 34-13 win over Starkville.
(Feature photo by Austin Frayser)
Vontrez Rush, Simmons
Rushed for 230 yards and four touchdowns on 26 carries in a 48-0 win over Tupelo Christian.