Jones, East MS, & Northwest secure significant wins in week 7 action

East Mississippi vs Coahoma  photo JUCOWeekly
East Mississippi vs Coahoma photo JUCOWeekly

There were some close games again this week in Mississippi JUCO football. Jones grinds out the road win over rival Pearl River while Mississippi Delta picks up a divisional win with the win at Northeast. The Co-Lin Wolves win at East Central in dramatic fashion.

Jones 28 Pearl River 22

  • JC Running back La'Damian Webb  rushed for 170 yards on 24 carries and eclipsed  the 1,000-yard mark for the year  to go with two touchdowns

Northwest 38 MS Gulf Coast 14

  • NWCC RB Jaquerrious Williams rushed for 105 yards
  • Defensively Northwest was led by Sam Brumfield with nine tackles

East Mississippi 52 Coahoma 6

  • EMCC clinches the north division crown in the conference with the victory and will host the first round of the league playoffs.

Hinds 50 Southwest 3

  • Hinds RB Jeffrey Pittman had 11 carries for 130 yards, and three touchdowns. Pittman also added 3 receptions and an additional touchdown to his night.

Co-Lin 20 East Central 17 OT

  • Wolves RB Bobby Shanklin Jr. rushed 18 times for 111 yards and QB Paul Hargave connected with WR Erick Rogers for the game winning touchdown in overtime.

Itawamba 37 Holmes 7

  • ICC QB Hunter Jones went 11-14 for 162 yards and a touchdown and LB Corley Hooper posted 15 tackles in the victory.

MS Delta 19 Northeast 14

  • MDCC led wire to wire to pick up the victory.



Mike Frazer