Looking around West Point's district: Week three

Collin Brister
Sports Writer

The Green Wave fell behind Louisville 7-0 in the first quarter, but they stormed back in the second quarter and wound up beating the Wildcats 27-7.
The Green Wave will play their rival, Starkville, on Friday night in what should be their toughest non-district opponent left on the schedule.
West Point’s district is lauded as one of the toughest in 5A, and the opponents in it had a good showing in the second week of the season.

Olive Branch

Last Week: The Conquistadors are now 2-0 after defeating rival Southaven on Friday night, after failing to win a game all of last season. Olive Branch and the Chargers were tied late in the fourth, but they blew it open late winning 34-14.
This Week: The Conquistadors will continue playing their rivals in Desoto County, as they’ll take on Desoto Central Friday night.

Lake Cormorant

Last Week: After defeating Senatobia in the first game of the season, the Gators had the second week of the season off. Lake Cormorant competed for the north half championship against West Point last season.
This week: The Gators will take on Hernando this Friday night, as they’ll play up a classification to take on Hernando. The Tigers are 1-0 on the season.


Last Week: The Patriots have started off the season well, going 2-0 to begin the year, as they defeated Hardin County out of Tennessee 40-21 last week. Senior Bryce Brock is 27-36 through the air thus far this year for 462 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions.
This Week: The Patriots will take on Clarksville out of Tennessee.


Last Week: After starting out the season 1-0, the Tigers had a big-time set back losing 31-6 to Amory last week.
This Week: Saltillo will look to get back to their winning ways this Friday night as they’ll take on Itawamba Agricultural High School, who is 1-0 this season.


Last Week: Grenada has struggled early in the season, starting the year with an 0-2 mark after losing 25-12 to Cleveland Central last week. Deon House had a big night for the Chargers in the contest, as he rushed for 156 yards on 20 carries.
This Week: The schedule doesn’t get any easier for the Chargers this week, as they’ll take on 6A Oxford High School Friday night.


Last Week: The Commodores have had a tough start to the season, going 0-2, but they’ve played two solid opponents in Charleston and Cleveland Central.
This Week: The Commodores will try to get off the snide on Friday night as they’ll have their home opener against North Panola.