Mississippi High School Football

Purvis continues to roll

By BRANDON SHIELDS,

FLORENCE — The revenge tour continues for Purvis.

Behind a big second quarter and a strong rushing attack, the Tornadoes ran past Florence 41-21 in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs at Eagle Stadium on Friday night.

Purvis (6-6) will host Poplarville (12-0) next week in the third round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Rushing attack propels Lumberton past Vardaman

By BUSTER WOLFE,

LUMBERTON – The Lumberton Panthers used a dominating ground game and a defense that kept Vardaman out of the end zone until the fourth quarter to capture a 38-10 Class 1A first-round playoff game Friday night.

The victory sends the Panthers (10-2) to next week’s game against Resurrection (6-6), which defeated French Camp 34-7 Friday.

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