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Colonels run past Riverfield and Pelahatchie, continue winning ways

Copiah Academy’s offensive line creates a gap in the Riverfield defense. (Photo by Dr. Laura Jackson Miller)

By Drake Flowers
In back-to-back games played within the friendly confines of Colonel Stadium, the Copiah Academy Colonels have run away with commanding victories, taking their overall record to 3-0. The Colonels defeated Riverfield Academy 39-21 on Aug. 26 and ran away from Riverfield 46-6 this past Friday. Both games saw a commanding performance from the Colonel offense and a strong defensive effort that continues to get tougher each week.
Against Riverfield, the Colonels faced their first deficit of the season, trailing 14-12 at halftime thanks to a well-put-together second quarter from the visiting Raiders. The Colonels took control of both sides of the football in the second half to win the game.

Read the full story in the 9/7/2022 E-Edition