The Confederates girls beat the Falcons 7-0, while the boys team won 6-0.
Cooper McCleskey scored 16 points and Jarvis Leigh had 14 for the 'Feds boys. T'nyzia Lathan had 16 for the girls team, and Shanti Kidd had 12.
Jackson ran for 219 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries to lead a late comeback by the Volunteers.
The Green Wave picked off five Provine passes Friday, including a pair of pick-sixes in the second quarter for a 49-28 win in their first-round playoff game.
Friday, Dale's lifelong dream became a reality.
The Yellow Jackets (11-2) dominated Horn Lake (5-7), scoring 35 unanswered points en route to a 35-2 win in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 6A playoffs in Starkville.
The Patriots won in typical Heritage Academy fashion: A dominant run game. A 33-7 halftime score. A pair of interceptions returned for long scores. And, even in the state semifinal, a running clock enacted by virtue of the mercy rule. "It's always a possibility with us," senior Noel Fisher said.
Takeea Bozeman and her mother, Earnestine, were caught up in a bit of a rivalry.
"He's learned from some guys that were in front of him in taking those reins and turning into an unbelievable leader for us," New Hope coach Drew McBrayer said.
The path to a fourth straight state title for the top-ranked Green Wave starts with Friday's first-round game against Provine.
Berry signed his national letter of intent to MSU on Thursday in the Heritage Academy library, getting one step closer to achieving a long-held goal.
The Trojan girls beat the Indians 3-1, and the boys won 5-1.
The Yellow Jacket girls won 60-24, and the boys team won 62-42.
Both Heritage Academy basketball teams suffered losses Thursday at Jackson Academy.
Aniya Saddler led the way with 23 points for the Falcons girls team, which suffered its first loss of the season. On the boys side, Blake Burnett led Columbus with 16 points.
Starkville Academy's 23-7 loss to Jackson Academy in the Volunteers' regular-season finale on Oct. 25 changed something in the team.
Wide receiver Jherquaveus Sanders knows what the West Lowndes football team was up against.
The buzz is real at Starkville High School as the Yellow Jackets prepare for Friday's playoff game against Horn Lake.
"I wanted to stay closer to home, and when I got to Auburn, it just felt like home," Lowe said. "I loved the people there. I love the environment and everything."
Lewis became the school's first NCAA Division I commit in a long time by signing his letter of intent Wednesday. "I can't remember the last one," SA baseball coach Thomas Berkery said.