High School Football: Poplarville vs. Florence

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High School Football: Poplarville vs. Florence

High School Football: Poplarville vs. Florence

The other number one seed from the Gulf Coast coming out of region 7 Class 4A, reigning South State champion Poplarville hosting Florence in the first round of playoffs.

The other number one seed from- the gulf coast coming - out of region 7 class 4-a:- reigning south state champion - poplarville... hosting florence- in the first round of - playoffs.

- 1.

First quarter... florence- starts with the ball, however,- the - eagles don't keep it for long..- hornets corner back - jamaya henry intercepts - quarterback kade may.

- 2.

Poplarville takes over...- still first quarter..

- quarterback nate anderson hands- it off in the backfield - and running back d.j.

Richardbe- rips through the eagles - defense...- tip-toeing on the sideline all- the way to the endzone.

- hornets miss the extra point.

- poplarville gets on the board - first, 6 - nothing.

- 3.

Halfway through the first...- anderson to richardbey- again... this time richardbey - runs up the gut for another t-d- hornets add to their lead, 13 -- zip.- 4.

Later in the first... eagles- get their offense rolling - with this rocket to receiver- gary anthony who looks to have - clear path to the endzone...- until he's taken down deep in - poplarville territory.- 5.

The eagles' drive comes to a- quick end, however, when- may's touchdown toss is - intercepted by henry again.

- henry runs the pick back about- - - - 10 yards until he's run out of- bounds.

Check this out, jeff.

- henry lost a shoe on the play - - - - and kept going.

Don't worry he- got it back.


First play of - the second quarter... hornets o- their - own 10 yard line.

Anderson dump- it off to runningback - gregory swann who shows off his- wheels.... as he flys by all- eagles defenders and takes it t- the house.- poplarville up by 3 touchdowns- now, 20 - zero.

- 7.

Later in the second... - anderson drops this one in the- basket for henry who gets the 5- yard plus touchdown,- extending their lead to 27 -- nothing.- 8.

Under 5 minutes left in the- half... this time the eagles- strike back.

Anthony in at- quarterback.

He hands it off to- runningback oakland lewis... he- cruises to the house... despite- - - - this effort from corner dante - buckley... florence gets- on the board, 27 - 7.

- 9.

Time running down in the - half... just not quick enough t- keep richardbey out of the- endzone though.

Richardbey gets- - - - his third rushing t-d of the- night and put hornets up 34 - 7- in the second half, poplarville- nearly doubles their score, - going on to defeat florence 62 - 17, and punching their- ticket to the second round of - playoffs.

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