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Leading just 6-0 at the half, Lake coach Tate Hanna told his team at halftime to get ready to run the ball in the second half.
The Hornets did just that as they pulled away to take a 27-9 win over Choctaw Central on Friday night at Lake’s Death Valley.
Lake improves to 4-0 on the season and will host Morton on Friday night.
During its first four games of the season, the Union Yellowjackets have leaned on offense to outscore opponents.
On Friday night, the Union defense finally played the way Union coach Brad Breland expected them to.
The Yellowjackets scored 28 unanswered points and beat rival Newton County 42-15 on Friday night.
The Newton County Academy Lady Generals qualified for the Class 2A state softball tournament on Monday.
After beating West Memphis 5-4 and Marvell 7-2 on Saturday, the Lady Generals lost twice on Monday, falling 8-4 to Tunica and 18-6 to Marvell.
NCA 5, West Memphis 4
Playing with a depleted roster, the Newton County Academy Generals simply ran out of gas against Carroll Academy on Friday night.
The Generals trailed just 8-7 at the half before the Rebels scored 28 second-half points to pull take a 36-7 win.
Newton football coach Zach Grady said his Tigers played much better this past week against Raymond.
It just didn’t result in a win.
Raymond scored 18 unanswered points and took a 24-7 win over visiting Newton on Friday night.
The Lake Lady Hornets lost their first games of the season last week.
The Lady Hornets started off on a roll, beating Enterprise 13-1, Forest 12-0 and Newton 18-0.
Then on Saturday, Lake lost 6-3 to Bogue Chitto and 6-2 to Lawrence County.
One of the state’s best matchups this week will feature the Union Yellowjackets.
Union stayed unbeaten last week with a win over Newton County and will put that record to the test this week when they travel to East Webster.
The Newton County Lady Cougars won two out of three games last week.
Newton County dropped its second game of the season, falling 13-8 to Neshoba Central for the second time this year. County also grabbed a pair of 11-1 wins over Clarkdale and Meridian.