Four local teams move on to the South State finals


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

A quartet of prep football teams in the “Southern Six” are headed to the South State championship round.

is playing in its eighth South State championship game.

has qualified for the Class 6A South State title tilt for the first time ever, but the Greyhounds played in a pair of Class 5A South State championships as well.

Stone is headed to its third South State championship game.

And Gautier is in its first-ever South State championship game of any type, as the Gators have qualified for the Class 5A South State title game.

Picayune rallied from a 17-7 halftime deficit to knock off visiting West Jones 28-17. Ocean Springs gained a measure of revenge on Oak Grove with a 42-25 win. Gautier beat Vancleave 42-21, and Stone pulled off a major upset with a 32-28…

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