Picayune makes more history with 31-21 win over West Point


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

added yet another chapter to its long and storied history book on the football field Friday night.

The Maroon Tide rallied from an early 11-point deficit to pull out a 31-21 win over West Point in the Class 5A championship game before a crowd of 12,000 at M.M. Roberts Stadium on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. The win was a school record 26th straight for Picayune, which finished the season at a perfect 15-0 for the first time in school history as well.

It also marks the first-ever back-to-back state championships for Picayune as well. Picayune has now won five state championships since the statewide playoff system was implemented in 1981.

“I’m proud to be from Picayune, I love this place so much,” third-year Maroon Tide head coach Cody…

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