Kailo Moore has not played a lot of second half football this year. West Bolivar head coach Henry Johnson wanted Moore fresh for the playoffs.
That plan appears to be paying off handsomely.
Moore ran for a season best 278 yards and two touchdowns on just 15 carries as the Eagles routed Ackerman 37-15 Friday night.
West Bolivar (11-2) will travel to Bruce next week in a third round 2A playoff match-up.
Last week Houston High School won its' first ever playoff game.
The Hilltoppers led by a strong effort from All-American defensive end Chris Jones shutout Yazoo County 34-0 in second round 4A playoff action.
HHS (11-2) will travel to Louisville for a rematch with the Wildcats.
Louisville bested Houston 35-14 in the regular season face off.
Brandon Wells and #1 Bogue Chitto won their first round playoff game over visiting West Lowndes 56-36.
Wells, who tweaked a knee in last week's win over Dexter, played sparingly last night, but is expected to be more of a factor next week when the 12-0 Bobcats travel to Pelahatchie.
Wells has rushed for over 1,100 yards and ten touchowns on the season.
Gabriel Myles completed 8 of 13 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns as Starkville blew out Saltillo 45-7 in the 1st round of the playoffs.
Starkville (9-3) will travel to Oxford next week in a huge match-up for both teams.
Deon Mix and South Panola continued their strong play as they blasted Jim Hill 42-7 to advance to the second run.
The Tigers (10-2) will travel to Clinton next week to face an improving Arrows' team.
Shelby Christy reeled in a 51 yard touchdown pass to give Dutchtown a little breathing room as they knocked off rival St. Amant 20-10.
The Griffins (8-2) will face the winner of Archbishop Rummel and Lafayette, who play today, next weekend.
Cord Sandberg completed 9 of 10 passes for 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns before giving way to his backup early in the second quarter.
Manatee crushed Lakewood Ranch 49-6 for a senior day win.
The Hurricanes are now 10-0 and have won 22 straight games.
Next week MHS will host Northeast in the first round of the playoffs.
The news was not as good for the remaining commitments.
Jamaal Clayborn and Jackson Academy were unsuccessful in their quest to win four straight state titles.
Jackson Prep wins the rematch 34-10. JA closes out the year 11-2.
Tyre'oune Holmes and Tylertown ran into a buzz saw at Greene County.
The Chiefs' state title dreams end after a 49-26 2nd round playoff loss.
Tylertown ends the year 10-2.
Jake Thomas and his fellow seniors were able to end their careers with a winning season and a playoff berth, but the Falcons' season ended last night in Madison as Madison Central rolled 41-7.
CHS closes out the campaign at 7-5.
Scott Austin and Biloxi jumped out to an early lead, but Petal won a back and forth affair that ended with the Panthers up 49-34.
The Indians end the year at 6-5.
B.J. Hammond and Gadsden City rallied back to make a game of it, but Bob Jones knocked the Titans (6-5) out of the playoffs with a 35-30 win.