228 Sports: Region play began for many teams in the "Southern Six" Friday night.
Region play began for many teams in the “Southern Six” Friday night.
In D’Iberville, the visiting Biloxi Indians smacked the Warriors 34-27 to open Region 4-6A action.
The win moved Biloxi to 3-1 on the year, while D’Iberville has now dropped four straight games and stands 1-4 on the season.
In Class 5A, Gautier standout signal-caller Kaden Irving accounted for 7 touchdowns on his birthday whipping visiting George County 49-21.
Gulfport continued its dominance over St. Martin Friday night as the visiting Admirals registered a 21-7 win over the Yellow Jackets to open Region 4-6A play.
Head coach John Archie’s crew got a trio of scoring runs from three different players to overcome an early 7-0 deficit and pull out the win. Gavin Brown (6-yards), Emmanuel Bentley (5-yards) and Jacob Palazzo (10-yards) accounted for the touchdown runs.
St. Martin quarterback D.K. Jenkins hit Jaylen Anderson on a 30-yard touchdown toss on the opening drive of the game for SMHS.
Gulfport is 4-1 overall and SMHS drops to 3-2. The win marked the 17th win for Gulfport in 18 all-time meetings on the field between the two teams.
Also, Harrison Central beat Pascagoula in Region 4-6A play 44-31 and Ocean Springs remained unbeaten with a 42-7 win over Hancock.
In Region 4-5A, East Central hammered West Harrison 47-21 in a battle of unbeaten and Picayune remained unbeaten smashing Pearl River Central 49-7.
Resurrection fell to Lumberton 32-30 in Region 4-1A play.