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Marshall Academy hosts Indianola Academy Friday

The Marshall Academy Patriots, who received a first-round bye as District 1-3A champions, will host Indianola Academy this Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the second round of the state playoffs. This is the 13th straight post-season appearance for Marshall. The Patriots (5-4) are the number three seed in the playoff field and the Colonels (7-4) are the sixth seed. Indianola defeated 11th-seeded Tunica Academy 35-6 last week in round one. This is the Patriots’ first meeting with the Colonels, a former district rival, since 2012. The Marshall versus Indianola winner will advance to the Friday, Nov. 15, state semi-finals versus the winner of Winona Christian and Centreville Academy. Team members are (front row) Anthony Mayfield, Jeremiah Jones, Sam Greer, Rod’Drickas Moore, Philip Parks, Rusty Bolden, Walker Sanders, Colton Neal, Landon Houston; (second row) Dawson Baxter, Will Merrell, Gavin Coleman, Jack Smith, Jordan Bonds, Slater Knox, Taylor Cox, Trevor Knox, Dillon Houston; (third row) Terrance Pittman, Maddox Vanzant, Noah Smith, Keaton Morgan, Winston Fant, Presley Allen, Brady Jeanes, Allen Anderson. Not pictured are Jimmy Morales and Gary Love. In back are coaches Gary Hickman, Barrett Donahoe (head coach), Jason Taylor and Bruce Branch.

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Potts Camp travels to East Webster Friday

The Potts Camp Cardinals are advancing to the state football playoffs for the first time in school history. The school initiated the football program 10 years ago. Potts Camp will travel to East Webster this Friday, Nov. 8, for a 7 p.m. match-up. The Cardinals (5-5) are the third seed from Class 2A, Region 1 and the Wolverines (9-1) are the second seed from Region 2. The Potts Camp versus East Webster winner will face the Pelahatchie versus Leland winner in round two on Friday, Nov. 15. Team members are (first row) Ronnie Ayers, Jeffrey Moore, Jeremiah Scott, Austin Taylor, Mitchell Saulsberry, Treyion Rooks, Kelvin Jeffries; (second row) Kyntravion Turnage, Josh Blake, Ryan Baldwin, Ryan Jones, Peyton Baldwin, Dakota Moore, Markeio Raimey, Jacob Hopkins; (third row) Devonta Pegues, Caleb Holmes, Jordan Lebo, Jaquavian Bell, Jonathan McIntire, Ethan Young, Bradley Nichols, Noe Hernandez, Ethan Bridges. Not pictured are Marquise Turnage, Kendrick Isom, Landon Dague and Brady Adams. In back are coaches Nickey Nance, Larry Klatt, Darrow Anderson (head coach), Quess Hood and Robert Adams.

Moving on to state playoffs

Marshall Academy hosts Indianola Academy Friday

The Marshall Academy Patriots, who received a first-round bye as District 1-3A champions, will host Indianola Academy this Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the second round of the state playoffs. This is the 13th straight post-season appearance for Marshall. The Patriots (5-4) are the number three seed in the playoff field and the Colonels (7-4) are the sixth seed. Indianola defeated 11th-seeded Tunica Academy 35-6 last week in round one. This is the Patriots’ first meeting with the Colonels, a former district rival, since 2012. The Marshall versus Indianola winner will advance to the Friday, Nov. 15, state semi-finals versus the winner of Winona Christian and Centreville Academy.

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