Football teams in Classes 1A, 5A and 6A wrapped up the regular season last week, and several games carried heavy playoff implications.
One of those games was West Lowndes at Tupelo Christian (1:57). TCPS needed to win by at least five points to qualify for the 1A playoffs, and they did more than enough, rolling to a 35-6 victory. Oxford, meanwhile, shut down Tupelo’s offense in a 14-3 win to claim the Division 1-6A crown (4:07).
In first-round playoff action, Pontotoc kept its hot hand, rallying past rival North Pontotoc in a 4A tilt (7:18).
Looking ahead to this week, Brad and Dalton break down some of the big playoff matchups. TCPS visits Baldwyn in what could be an offensive shootout (9:30). Tupelo must visit South Panola to open the 6A playoffs (12:16), while in 3A Houston hosts a North Panola team that is not your typical No. 4 seed (14:21).
The guys also have plenty of basketball to discuss. Pontotoc star DeeDee Shephard is back home after a big health scare last weekend, and she expects to return to the court this week (17:20). Brad recaps the Bank of Pontotoc Classic (19:59), where Tupelo’s girls, Kossuth’s girls and Saltillo’s boys all picked up impressive wins.
And Brad was at Ingomar on Tuesday night, where the Falcons took down Ripley in a battle of top-10 boys teams (22:56).
The guys also have a Shoutout (24:48) and Athletes of the Week (25:55).