Darrius Triplett accounted for two scores as Caledonia punched its ticket to the postseason.
The Green Wave rebounded from back-to-back losses to Lake Cormorant and Grenada with a big win over the Falcons.
In a contest short on continuity and long on mistakes, a slew of special teams mishaps doomed the Trojans against the fourth-ranked Commodores.
The Tigers' defense flexed its dominance in a shutout win to clinch the top seed in Region 4-3A.
The Trojans have lost two straight games as they prepare for the best defense in Region 1-5A, but coach Wade Tackett's high expectations haven't wavered.
WEST POINT -- Chris Chambless doesn't know the last time the West Point football team lost two games in a row.
The Jackets will be forced to cancel an Oct. 31 game in Tupelo and will not be able to practice or compete until the quarantine is over.
NEW HOPE -- When the New Hope volleyball team learned it would be facing Lake Cormorant in Tuesday's MHSAA Class 5A semifinal, the Trojans couldn't help but think back to last year's first-round playoff match, in which New Hope earned an exciting, tense five-set win to knock the Gators out of the postseason.
STARKVILLE -- The Starkville High School football team is shutting down for 14 days.
The Yellow Jackets were bumped down after losing at Madison Central, while the Green Wave fell out of the poll entirely after two straight losses.
Also Saturday, New Hope beat Center Hill to make the MHSAA Class 5A semifinals.
The Jaguars' Vic Sutton scored from 10 yards out with 4:49 to go to send Starkville to its first defeat this year, while the Green Wave lost their second straight game.
Despite a swarming effort on the interior and at the second level of its defense early, the Feds struggled to contain strong-armed southpaw quarterback Conner Armstrong and the Pontotoc offense.
Turnovers hurt the Falcons as they fell to 1-3 in district play.
The Patriots' defense pitched a second-half shutout as Heritage Academy pulled ahead in the all-time series, 27-26.
The Eagles scored their lone touchdown, a 41-yard scoring pass from Tyshon Rogers to Kaden Barksdale, in the fourth quarter.
A little more than a year since she took the position without knowing anything about the sport, Alexander has truly become an integral part of a standout New Hope team -- and someone the Trojans will miss once their excellent season comes to an end.
The Falcons' 1-5 record likely belies their talent: Their biggest loss was by 13 points, and they haven't lost a game by more than a touchdown since. But the Falcons need to turn in wins sooner or later.
All time, the Heritage Academy and Starkville Academy football teams have a 26-26 record when playing each other.
NEW HOPE -- Micaela Hudgins finished the block, turned to face her teammates and flashed a look that conveyed a simple message.