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Indians whip Tigers 38-0; host Forest Friday

DEFENSE DOMINATES – (Above) Hazlehurst’s Quetarious West (13) wraps up the Tiger quarterback for a loss in Friday night’s Indian victory. (Right) Billy Johnson scoops up a loose football fumbled by the Tigers. (Crockett Action Shots)

Hazlehurst started the MHSAA 3Aplayoffs with a rare Thursday night game against the Crystal Springs Tigers.  The Indian fans slowly filled Robert McDaniel Statuim as the game started.

The defenses dominated almost the entire first half, as both offenses struggled to find rhythm after the short week of practice.  The only score of the first half came by the Indians with 1:57 left in the first quarter.  Ladarrius Williams, the quarterback, ran the ball in for the touchdown. The two-point conversion was no good, and Hazlehurst lead 6-0.

To read more about the Indians and their march to the state playoffs, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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