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ECCC gave undefeated Pearl River all they could handle before the Wildcats picked up a 6-4 win in soccer action Sunday at the ECCC Soccer Field on the campus in Decatur. The Pearl River women picked up a 1-0 win over the ECCC Lady Warriors in the first match of the day.
After a shaky start to the season, the Lake Hornets seem to be returning to the form that led them to a tie for the Division 4-2A title last year.
The Hornets used a stingy defense as they took a 27-0 win over Choctaw Central on Friday night on the Pearl River Reservation.
Homecoming didn’t go as planned for Newton at Morgan Field Friday night.
Magee dominated the Tigers from the opening kickoff and ran away with a 50-7 win on homecoming night.
Newton coach Zack Grady said his shorthanded Tigers didn’t handle the physical play of Magee.
In an offensive game with 79 combined points, it was two plays — one on defense and another on special teams — that won the game for Union.
The Yellowjackets blocked a punt and intercepted a pass to beat Newton County 41-38 on Friday night to spoil the Cougars’ homecoming.
Notes, quotes and a thought
We are now halfway through the high school football regular season and have a better idea about where our county football teams stand.
Here’s my humble opinion of where our five county schools are at the midpoint of the season.
Sparked by the two touchdowns and the running of James Smith III, the East Central Community College Warriors held on to defeat the Southwest Mississippi Bears 28-21 in the home football opener Thursday, Sept.13, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.
The Lady Hornets won two out of three contests this week.
Lake opened up the week with a 15-0 win over Pelahatchie and then beat Northeast Lauderdale 14-7 on Saturday. The followed that up with a 1-0 loss to Wayne County in a defensive battle.