MAIS roundups: Centreville’s Hurst hits football coaching record, WCCA loses
MCCOMB — Centreville Academy head coach Bill Hurst became the winningest coach in Mississippi high school football history, public and private, with 347 victories as the Centreville Academy Tigers defeated the Parklane Academy Pioneers 36-17 Friday night.
After the game, Parklane presented Hurst with a trophy commemorating his historic accomplishment. And fans from both schools gave him a much-deserved standing ovation.
Hurst was unavailable for comment after the game.
Quarterback Casey Haygood had his best performance of the season as he completed 19 of 29 passes for 329 yards and three touchdowns to go with 31 yards rushing on 11 carries with one touchdown.
Colby Shaw had all three touchdown catches, including one that totaled 91 yards early in the third quarter, and finished with eight catches for 167 yards. Centreville broke the game open with a 21-point second quarter that gave the visitors a 24-3 halftime lead.
The Tigers finished with 21 first downs and 429 yards of total offense. They didn’t turn the ball over at all and had just four penalties for 25 yards.
Centreville Academy (3-1) starts MAIS District 6-AA play at 7 p.m. next Friday when it travels to Bogalusa, La., to take on Ben’s Ford.
Oak Forest 38, WCCA 7
WOODVILLE — The Oak Forest Academy Yellow Jackets wasted little time jumping out to a big lead as they defeated the Wilkinson County Christian Academy Rams Friday night.
Oak Forest scored 21 points in the first quarter and took a commanding 31-0 lead into halftime. WCCA finally got on the scoreboard late in the second half to avoid being shut out at home.
WCCA (0-4) begins MAIS District 4-A play at 7 p.m. Friday at Porter’s Chapel Academy.