Sandy Creek is firmly in the driver's seat heading down the home stretch into the playoffs with a 7-1 record.
Jameon Lewis rushed for two scores (16,3) as #1 Tylertown knocked off region rival Franklin County 16-7 in a rematch of the 2008 3A south state championship.
Jamerson Love was held out of the endzone, but Aberdeen blasted South Pontotoc 48-21. The Bulldogs advance their record to 8-2 on the year and appear to be peaking at the right time.
Cordell Giles saw his Benoit Brooks team win a defensive struggle over McAdams 8-7. Brooks is 5-3 on the season.
Brandon Hill and West Lowndes fell hard to Eupora 52-6. WLHS is now 5-3 on the season.
Kaleb Eulls scored on a three yard run to post Yazoo County's only score on the night. Yazoo County (4-6) would up on the downside of a 33-8 loss to Cleveland.
Blaine Clausell and Baker (1-8) fell 24-21 to Mary Montgomery in a battle of 1-7 teams. Baker will wrap up the season this Thursday at Fairhope.
Malcolm Johnson and Northridge saw their record drop to .500 (5-5) at the hands of Hillcrest 37-0.
At press time, I had not been able to find the results of the PRC game vs. East Central.
Nick Redmond and Harrison Central (7-1) took another step towards a strong seed in the playoffs with a 35-21 win over Biloxi.
C.J. Johnson scored from a yard out as Philadelphia (9-1) blasted Kemper County 49-20.
Other scores of interest:
Forest got the better of Morton 6-2 in the annual Battle for the Golden Chicken.
West Jones and junior QB Ben Stevens got by Wayne County 17-7 to advance their record to 8-0. The Mustangs are currently rated #1 in 5A.
Matthew Wells has a 30 yard interception return for a score late in the 4th quarter as Lawrence County won at Columbia 38-20 on Thursday.