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DeSoto County weekend football recap – Oct. 5-6

Thursday, Oct. 5

Center Hill 28, Olive Branch 0

Notes: Center Hill’s Lawrence Autry ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. Jerry Wall ran for 119 yards for Olive Branch.

Northpoint Christian 56, St. George’s (Collierville) 13

Notes: Noah Oigbokie scored three touchdowns for Northpoint and ran for 245 yards in the district victory. Jack Patterson threw for 87 yards and two touchdowns. Charlie Parolli caught one pass for 40 yards and a score. Grayson Alford also caught a 14-yard touchdown pass for Northpoint.

Friday, Oct. 6

Hernando 24, Lewisburg 13

Notes: Christian Cody’s 70-yard interception return of a Gunner Gilmore pass with 2:28 left in the game sealed the Region 1-7A victory for the Hernando Tigers. Gilmore did toss a pair of touchdown passes in the third quarter to give the Patriots a 13-10 lead at the end of the quarter. Hernando quarterback Topher Jones scored two touchdowns, from 3 yards and 1 yard out. Jones ran 30 times for 93 yards. Will Uselton added a 25-yard field goal for the Tigers. Gilmore threw for 125 yards and two touchdowns for Lewisburg, while Jones ran for 93 yards.

Southaven 36, DeSoto Central 12

Notes: Southaven wins for the first time after five straight losses to start the season, and retains the Odis McCord Classic trophy in the city rivalry. DeSoto Central led 12-7 at halftime, but the Chargers took control in the second half, leading 22-12 after three quarters. Jaguars quarterback Eric Perry threw for 236 yards, passed for one touchdown and ran for another. Derrick Sykes and Britton Stovall among Southaven Chargers scoring touchdowns. Southaven defense also blocked a punt for another score.

Oxford 28, Horn Lake 14

Notes: Horn Lake led 7-0 at halftime but Oxford scored 28 straight points before the Eagles would score once more.

Grenada 27, Lake Cormorant 0

Notes: First loss for the previously unbeaten Gators, who were last shut out in October 2022.

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