Football teams from Copiah County split with their opponents on Friday night. Hazlehurst and Crystal Springs picked up wins, while Copiah and Wesson both lost.
Hazlehurst collected at 32-16 win on the road at South Pike to improve to 5-0. The Indians, in the middle of a 4-game road swing, will be at East Marion next Friday night.
The surprising Crystal Springs Tigers improved to 4-1 with a well-earned 7-6 win at Canton High School on Friday night. The Tigers will have an off date next Friday before beginning Region 7-3A play at Jefferson County on September 28.
Likewise, the Cobras of Wesson will be off next Friday after dropping a 28-7 decision at West Marion last night and falling to 3-2. A homecoming date with Region 6-2A foe Amite County on September 28 is next up for Wesson.
The Copiah Academy Colonels remained winless after a long road trip last night to Leake Academy in Madden, MS resulted in a 33-24 loss. Now at 0-5, the Colonels host Presbyterian Christian, 49-31 winners over East Rankin last night, next Friday night.
Full coverage of all these games by Beasley, Coates, Crockett, Fischer and Poole will be in next Wednesday’s print and e-edition of the Copiah County Courier!