Here’s a look at some of the top high school football performances from across the Magnolia State for Friday, Oct. 22:
TOP PERFORMERS (OCT. 21-22)
Jalen Aborom, Oak Grove
Caught four passes for 87 yards and returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown in a 24-17 loss to Brandon.
Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave
Rushed for five touchdowns in a 49-29 win over Pearl River Central.
Nate Blount, Brandon
Rushed 36 times for 260 yards and a touchdown in Brandon’s 24-17 win over No. 3 Oak Grove.
Dante Dowdell, Picayune
Rushed 26 times for 248 yards and three touchdowns in a 59-33 win over George County.
Immanuel Griffin, Ripley
Racked up 408 total yards and seven touchdowns in a 52-44 win over Houston.
Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs
Completed 13 of 20 passes for 195 yards and three touchdowns and rushed 13 times for 130 yards and another score in a 48-0 win over St. Martin.
Khalid Moore, Poplarville:
orced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles to go along with six tackles in a 27-3 loss to Columbia.
Tralyn Oliver, Olive Branch
Rushed 31 times for 257 yards and a touchdown in a 20-13 win over Center Hill.
Vontrez Rush, Simmons
Rushed nine times for 182 yards and four touchdowns in a 70-6 win over West Tallahatchie.
John Slaughter, Southaven
Forced two fumbles and snagged one interception to go along with eight tackles in a 47-6 win over Lewisburg.
Cooper Stroud, Hartfield Academy
Recorded 18 tackles in a 22-17 win over Jackson Prep.
Jamari Thompson, Pearl
Rushed for five touchdowns in the Pirates’ 64-44 win over Northwest Rankin.
Ashton Ware, Sacred Heart
Pulled in six catches for 144 yards and two touchdowns in the Crusaders’ 42-36 win over East Marion.
Roman Gregory, Oxford
Gregory rushed for 116 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Oxford to a 42-35 win over Starkville. Gregory racked up nearly 300 all-purpose yards, including a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Jerry Wall, Olive Branch
Was credited with 12 total tackles, including 2.5 for a loss, one sack, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in a 20-13 win over Center Hill.
(Feature photo by Austin Frayser)