MS Prep roundup: Centreville falls to Parklane

Published 1:50 am Saturday, August 27, 2016

CENTREVILLE — The Centreville Academy Tigers were dealt a heavy dose of Jay Smith as the Parklane Academy junior running back scored four touchdowns as the Pioneers cruised to a 42-13 win Friday night.

Parklane Academy, ranked No. 5 in MAIS Class AAAA, jumped out to a 35-0 lead by just past the midway mark of the second quarter on the strength of Smith as well as its defense. Smith had touchdown runs of 18, 8, 5, and 12 yards, and the defense scored on a 20-yard fumble recovery.

Centreville Academy finally got on the scoreboard when Haze Greer recovered a Parklane fumble and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown with 3:17 to go until halftime.

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The Pioneers’ defense was back at it in the second half as it forced another fumble and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter. The Tigers got a 2-yard touchdown run from Matthew Parnell in the fourth quarter.

Wyatt Brabham had nine carries for 68 yards while Tyler Thomassie went 7-for-13 passing for 53 yards and two interceptions.

Centreville Academy (1-1) plays host to Brookhaven Academy next Friday at 7 p.m.

South Pike 40, Franklin County 34

MAGNOLIA — Once the second quarter began, Franklin County had no answer for South Pike freshman quarterback Dontavious Turner as the Eagles held on for a wild 40-34 win over the Bulldogs Friday night.

Turner had 19 carries for 155 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winner from 15 yards out with 42 seconds left in the game. He also completed two of four passes for 26 yards.

Franklin County had one last chance to win the game and drove the ball down inside the 5-yard line. De’martre Collins spiked the ball, but a referee called the game over.

The Bulldogs were bitten by not containing South Pike’s ground game and turning the ball over too many times. The Eagles had 318 total rushing yards while the Bulldogs had five turnovers.

Collins had 24 carries for 101 yards and completed 10 of 19 passes for

Wilkinson County 46, Amite County 26

WOODVILLE — JaQuorias Stewart threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as the Wilkinson County High School Wildcats defeated the Amite County High School Trojans 46-26 Friday night.

Wilkinson County put the rivalry game out of reach with a dominant first half. The Wildcats scored 20 points in the first quarter and 14 points in the second quarter for a 34-6 halftime lead over the Trojans.

Stewart completed 11 of 22 passes with one interception and had four carries for 28 yards. Juan Anthony Jr. had a stellar game on both sides of the ball — three catches for 51 yards with two touchdowns and one two-point conversion, four carries for 20 yards and one interception on defense.

TreShaud Smith was the Wildcats’ leading rusher with 62 yards and one touchdown on 11 carries. He was also one of the team’s defensive leaders with eight tackles.

Amite County tried to mount a comeback in the second half, but it was too little, too late.

Wilkinson County (1-1) will go out of state for its next game as it visits Zachary, La., High School next Friday with a 7 p.m. kickoff.