Picayune beats West Point again, claims second straight MHSAA 5A title


rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi – 2022-12-02 23:56:28

HATTIESBURG — The West Point vs. trilogy is complete, and Darrell Smith struck the deciding blow in favor of the Maroon Tide.

Smith hauled in a short pass in the left flat from Picayune quarterback Brady Robertson and sprinted 80 yards down the sideline for a touchdown, breaking two tackles on his way.

That touchdown gave Picayune a 24-14 lead late in the third quarter, an explosive and definitive turning point in a second half the Maroon Tide controlled on the way to a 31-21 win in the Mississippi 5A championship game Friday night at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

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