Prep roundup: Week 3

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Sumrall 33, Sacred Heart 6

The Sumrall Bobcats are 3-0 for the first time since 2006 after beating the Crusaders Friday night. Sumrall built a 33-0 lead before Sacred Heart got the on the board, and it was led by senior Tyrek Preston at running back with 105 yards on 10 carries.

The Bobcats’ defense allowed their first touchdown of the season late in the fourth quarter, but they held Sacred Heart to just 100 yards of total offense.

Lumberton 32, Heidelberg 7

The Oilers grabbed a 7-0 lead at halftime, but the Lumberton Panthers woke up in the second half for 32 points in the final 24 minutes of the game. Sophomore Robert Henry continues his impressive start to the season with a 264-yard, two-touchdown performance Friday. He now has 576 rushing yards on 61 carries and seven scores through three games.

The Panthers started the second half with drives of 83, 74 and a defensive score to take a 19-7 lead, then they never looked back.

Purvis 48, Columbia Academy 8

The Tornadoes were off and running from the start, earning their first win in dominant fashion Friday night. Purvis jumped up 6-0, then 13-0, 21-8 and finally, it was 41-8 at halftime.

Another touchdown in the second half made it 48-8 over the Cougars, and Purvis got in the win column for the first time.

Hattiesburg 48 Moss Point 13

The Tigers’ first touchdown came after an offensive fumble into the end zone, but that’s just how Friday night went, en route to a big win over Moss Point. Senior running back Drexlan Allen rushed for 155 yards and four touchdowns on 15 carries, as Hattiesburg totaled 292 rushing yards.

Junior Anthony Bullock intercepted two passes, one for a pick-6, and senior Alexander Beverly added a pick, too.

Brother Martin 35, Petal 14

Brother Martin opened up the game with 14 first-quarter points, then scored the first 28 points of the game before Petal could blink Friday night. It was 21-0, Crusaders, at the half, too.

Petal scored 14 straight points in the second half to cut the lead to 28-14, but Brother Martin held strong for the win.

Petal’s first touchdown came on a 67-yard pass and catch from junior quarterback DeCarlos Nicholson to sophomore Jeremiah Robinson, then junior Rashad Handford scored from 17 yards out midway through the fourth quarter.

Adams County Christian 40, PCS 7

The Bobcats dropped to 0-3 after a tough loss to the ACCS Rebels Friday night in Natchez. Adams County Christian scored 26 points in the first quarter, then extended the lead to 33-0 by halftime. 

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