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Y Page 4 by David Owens Centreville Academy, ranked No. 1 in the state in Mississippi Association of Independent AA football, edged the Silliman Wild- cats 24-21 in District 6-AA action on Friday night, Sep- tember 25, at Tiger Field in Centreville. By winning, Centre~lle improved to (5-1) (2-0 Dis- trict), with Sflliman falling to (3-3) and (1-1). It was a nail-biting game from start to finish with the The Woodville Republican, Thursday, October 3, 2013 for a 78-yard run to paydirt. The PAT kick gave the Wildcats a 14-10 lead. Centreville, behind the passing and running of Haygood, responded by scoring a pair of third pe- riod touchdowns to take a 24-14 lead. Haygood scored on a 1-yard run, and John Mar- cus McDowell added a 4-yard TD run. The Wildcats showed no quit as they scored in the last quarter to trail 24-21. But the Tiger defense came Rams Shut Out Central Private 35-0 For Homecoming Win Facing their fffeh higher classification school in six games this year didn't phase the Wilkinson County Rams on Friday night, September 27, as Class A Wilkinson County Christian Academy shut out the visiting Class AA Central Private School Rebels 35-0. Five different Rams scored touchdowns in the game, and kicker Reed Stur- geon was 5-for-5 on PAT at- tempts to provide the points output. WCCAimproved to (2-4) on the season and remained (1-0) in district play with the win. CPS fell to (0-6) on the season. WCCA quickly took con- trol in the game with almost perfect offensive play to lead 21-0 at the end of the open- ing quarter. On the fifth offensive play of the first quarter the Rams capped a 61-yard, five-play drive when Rodney Boyd broke up the middle of the Rebel defense on his way to a 21-yard TD run. Reed BOYD HEADED FOR PAYDIRT -- above are #55 Tyler Radiey, #34 Dakota Surrounded by blockers Wilkinson Jones, #64 Winston Woodward and #58 Tiger defense prevailing at the end to preserve the vic- tory. Silliman threatened late in the game, but gave the ball up with less than a minute remaining. The Tigers ran the clock out to hold on for the win. Centreville led 10-7 at the half. The Tigers' first score came on a 79-yard pass play when Casey Hay- good found Tyler Caston open. After catching the pass Caston out-ran the Wildcat defenders to the endzone. Brock Andrus added the PAT kick, for a 7-0 lead with 8:13 left in the first period. Sillirnan tied the game early in the second period with a 1-yard TD run. Late in the second quarter Colby Shaw inter- cepted a Wildcat pass and returned the ball deep into Wildcat territory. With :15 seconds left in the first half Andrus booted a 23-yard field goal which gave the Tigers a 10-7 haldme lead. Silliman responded early in the third period when Todd Bougois broke through the Tiger defense up big and held on for the victory. Haygood led the Tiger offense by rushing for 50 yards and completing 14 of 24 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown. McDow- ell rushed for 71 yards and a score, and Caston contrib- uted 23 yards. Caston was the leading receiver for CA with 4 catches for 113 yards and a TD. Daniel Holling- sworth grabbed 5 passes for 46 yards, and Colby Shaw pulled down two receptions for 37 yards. Parker Doughty led the defense with 10 tackles. Shaw and Ian Ball had 7 stops each, and Brandon Arnett added 6 steps. Shaw and Jordan Clark each had an interception. Centreville will be on the road on Friday night, October 4, to face Bowling Green. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. CA SI First Downs 16 12 Yds. Rush 150 192 Yds. Pass 227 135 Pass C-I-A 14-0-24 6-2-20 Fum. Lost 0 0 Punting 5-26 4-39 Penalties 8-71 7-55 WCSD To Honors WCTS Track Clubs Wilkinson County School District will commemorate the Wilkinson County Training School Track Clubs from the Classes of 1963, 1964 and 1965 who will be honored at the Wilkinson County High School Homecoming Football Game on Friday, October 4, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Members of the aforementioned classes are asked to be present. Sturgeon was good on his first of five PAT kicks in the game to make the score 7-0 at the 10:31 mark in the first quarter. After forcing a CPS punt to the Ram 46, Ram run- ning back Jalen Washington tossed a pass to Dra' ToUiver which resulted in a 54-yard TD reception with 7:47 left in the first quarter. The Rams increased their lead just two minutes later when WCCA running back Jamal Vessell took the hand- off and scampered 35 yards down the left sideline for a score to make it 21-0 at the end of one quarter. The Rams opened the second quarter with Wash- ington breaking free for a 68-yard TD run with 11:01 showing on the second period clock for a 27-0 lead. The final Ram score was County Christian Academy running back Rodney Boyd, #3 with ball, is shown as he broke through the Central Private School defense on his way for a 21-yard touchdown in the Rams' 35- 0 homecoming win on Friday night, September 27. WCCA blockers shown Luke Littleton. This week WCCA is hosting the No. 1 ranked and unde- feated Trinity Saints in a key district contest. Kickoff for the game will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 4, at Son Ch- isholm Field in Woodville. -- Woodville Republican Photo by Andy J. Lewis in the third quarter when Ram defensive back Justin Prevost intercepted a Rebel pass and returned the ball to the WCCA 33. Two first downs later the Rams were in position to score. Quarter- back Washington connected with wide receiver Will Mc- Graw for a 19 yard pass to close out scoring with WCCA on top 35-0. WCCA was led on offense by Vessell with 8 carries for 84 yards and a TD. Washing- ten added another 70 yards on 4 totes and a TD. Boyd had four carries for 47 yards and a TD. Washington completed 2 of 6 passes for 65 yards, and both receptions were good for TD's. Tolliver had one catch for 46 yards, and McGraw caught one for 19. On defense Vessell was the leader with 5 tackles and 3 sacks. He was followed by Sam Nicholas with five stops; Dakota Jones with 4 tackles, one sack and fumble recovery; Tyler Radley with 4 stops; Drew Skinner had two sacks, and Luke Little- ton and Winston Woodward had one sack each. WCCA faces the No. 1 ranked MAIS A school in the state this Friday, October 4, when the Trinity Saints visit Son Chisholm Field in Wood- ville, for a key MAIS District 4A matchup. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. WC CPS Rush Yds. 218 25 Pass Yds. 65 3 Total Yds. 283 28 1st Downs 5 2 Pass (A/C) 7-2 12-1 Had Int. 0 2 Penalties 3/30 4/35 Fum. Lost 0/0 2-1 Punting 2/31 3/21 The Wilkinson County High School Wildcats scored 14 points in the fourth quar- ter to take their first lead of the game at 20-18 against Greenwood, but were unable to stave off a late comeback as the host team pulled out a win in the waning moments of the contest. Wildcat quarterback Devin Veorhies threw two touchdowns in the game, identical 4-1 records, Green- wood jumped out to a 12- 0 lead in the first quarter, and led Wilkinson County 18-6 at the end of the third quarter before the Wildcats struck back. : Voorhies threw a 55-yard scoring: pass to Allenzae Staggers in the second quar~ ter to make the score 12-6. La'Darian Peterson scored on a 33-yard run, and conversion failed, leaving the Wildcats in the lead 20- 18. Greenwood pulled it out late in the contest with a TD and 2-point conver- sion for the final margin of 26-20. Voorhies went 9ffor-17 passing for 130 yards, two TD's and one interception. He also had 14 carries for 86 yards. Peterson finished les for loss; Lashaun Mont- gomery, 8 tackles, 1 fiunble recovery; and Lawrence Smith, 6 tackles, 1 tackle for loss. WCHS, (4-2), begins Di- vision 7-3A play with its homecoming game against Fr~ County at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 4. WC GH First Downs 12 18 but his effort wasn't good C0NCORDIA METAL !NC, enough to keep Greenwood from coming from behind to OPEN MONDAY, FRIDAY celebrate a homecoming vic- 7:30 A.M.. 4:30 P.M. tory. ~~ ~uminumo Cans Copper In a battle of teams that Brass* Junk Cars went into the game with ~ ~ FERRIDAY - VIDAUA. HWY '- " _ 318/336-5218 I - - T 8oo.722.62 ELLIYOURHARDWOODI,OGS CALLI: : TRUST CO. Member FDIC ~ Since 1903 Vidalia Ferriday Monterey Woodville Natchez -- wants you to know -- Submitted by Ann EL Davis, Wilkinson County Extension Agent It's hard to believe that fall has finally arrived and it is time to think football, hunting, fairs and festivals, and Thanksgiving rather than weekly lawn mowing and care. Of course, there are a couple of lawn tasks that will make your life easier and more pleasant to the eye that need to be done in the next couple of weeks. Fall is a good time to re- apply mulch. As you begin to tidy up the garden, remov- ing old foliage and seed-heads, consider putting down a flesh layer of mulch -- particularly if you did not apply mulch to then ran the conversion to make the score 18-14 in the fourth period. Voorhies then threw a 35-yard scoring strike to Pe- terson in the final quarter. The try for the two-point with 67 yards on 6 carries. Staggers had 3 catches for 70 yards and two TD's. Loading the Wildcat de- fense was Frank Johnson with 8 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 2 tack- Rush Yds. 183 N/A Pass Yds. 130 N/A Total Yds. 313 N/A Pass (C-A-I) 9-17-1N/A Fum-Lost 0-0 1-1 Punting 3-45 N/A Penalties N/A N/A your beds this spring. The benefits of mul- ching just cannot be stressed enough. Although get&ng it hauled in and applied to all landscape beds is one of the more strenuous garden activi- ties, it is well worth the effort involved. Mulching makes ev- erything look fresh and "sets off' or "fi~rnes" your plants. According to Dr. Lelia Kelly, mulching gives the impression your garden is well tended even if it is not! Resides all the esthetic benefits, it retains moisture, moderates soft tem- perature and helps control weeds. Dr. Kelly recommends that mulch should be 4 to 6 inches deep in most cases. Do not pile the mulch directly next to the trunks of trees or shrubs or the crowns of herbaceous plants. Shredded bark or pine needles work best where rain may tend to wash the mulch as these types of mulch tend to stay in place. For other more level areas, pine bark, chips or other types could be used. Kelly also recommends organ- ic mulches as these ever time will decompose and add to the organic content of the soft. Do not mulch beds where you rely on reseeding plants, such as spider lilies, poppies, larkspur, and hollyhocks, to repepulate the beds. Lawns that have been fre- quently mown with clippings removed may benefit from a late season ap~olication of potassium fertilizer. Many garden centers carry 0-0-60 (potassium chloride) or 0-0-50 (potassium sulfate) fertilizers. Apply one pound of potash per 1000 square feet of lawn which is one and two thirds pounds of 0-0-60 or two pounds of 0-0- 50. The fertilizer should be applied by mid-October. Remove fallen leaves weekly. Leaves left on the lawn block sunlight and pre- vent moisture from evaporat- ing. The dark, damp condi- tions under leaves are ideal for several disease organisms. For more fall horticulture information, please contact the Wilkinson County Exten- sion Service at 601-888-3211 or find information on the Extension webpage at www. 1Tlsucares.com. Remember Flower and Garden Fest October 18 and 19 at Crystal Springs. Cartridge Broadheads Are Illegal For Use In Archery Season which may be used during the bow and arrow only season for white-tailed deer. Based upon some prior Attorney General's Opinions, the MDWFP consid- ers these devices to be "fire- arms." Using such a device during the archery season for deer could expose the hunter to being charged with ' unt ing out of season." The devices are perfectly legal for use dur- ing the regular gun season for deer by any person who may lawfully own or possess a firearm. Likewise any device that propels a conventional ar- row by means of firing a firearm cartridge or blank is also prohibited from use during archery-only deer season. "We have had some calls on these weapons that look like a rifle, but they "fire" an arrow by means of a .22 Long Rifle cartridge or a blank being fired to pro- pel the arrow downrange," said Steve Adcock, MDWFP Chief of Law Enforcement. "Of course, these devices are not longbows, compound bows or crossbows, so they cannot be used during the archery-only deer season." Such devices can be used during the regular gun sea- son for deer. Centreville Acad. vs Bowling Green Friday, Oct. 4 -- Away 7 p.m. WCCA JV Season Completed DA do? Wm. Winans Middle vs Jefferson Co. Thursday, Oct. 3 -- Home -- 6 p.m. Southwest College vs Hinds Saturday, Oct. 5 -- H'coming -- 5 p.m. 601-442-3626 or Toll Free 1-800-759-0631 The Mississippi Depart- ment of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has re- ceived several inquiries as to whether or not a device that attaches to an arrow can be used for hunting deer in Mis- sissippi. The devices are simi- lar to "bang sticks" and allow a handgun or other metallic car- tridge to be placed inside the device which is then screwed onto the end of a conventional archery arrow. The arrow can then be fired as any other ar- row; however, when the arrow impacts the target, the car- tridge is fired, propelling the bullet into the targeffquarry, killing the quarry. 4O MISS. ADMIN. CODE Part 2, Rule 2.2, is the Com- mission regulation for lawful weapons for use during the various deer seasons. Para- graph C.I., states, "AmheDn. Longbows, recurves, com- pound bows, and crossbows. There is no minimum or maxi- mum draw weight. There is no minimum length arrow. Fixed or mechanical broad- heads may be used." The bang stick attachments are NOT 'Ya~hanical broadheads" and are NOT lawful equipment