TJ Wisham’s 32-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter lifted Episcopal, the No. 10 team in Class 2A, over Redemptorist 23-19 in a District 6-2A matchup Friday night at RHS’ Majella Field.
William D’Armond led Episcopal (5-2, 2-2) with 135 all-purpose yards. D’Armond completed 8 of 16 passes for 71 yards and rushed for 64 yards and one TD. Episcopal scored first on a fumble return by Charles Barksdale.
Redemptorist (1-8, 2-2) took a 19-17 lead on Michael Williams’ 4-yard TD before Wisham’s go-ahead score. Williams scored all three of the Wolves’ TDs.
Redemptorist’s Kaleb Battle rushed 226 yards on 24 attempts, and the Wolves outgained the Knights 316 to 255 offensively in the loss.
DUNHAM 32, CAPITOL 14: Dunham won its third consecutive District 6-2A contest.
Jyron Walker threw two touchdown passes for Dunham (5-4, 3-2) — two to Rodriguez and one to Joshua Mathews. Walker finished 11-of-14 passing for 191 yards and three TDs. He added seven rushes for 105 yards.
Dunham gained 372 yards, with 275 coming in the first half. Chase Day and Bond Rodriguez added two TDs apiece.
Capitol (2-7, 1-3) gained 133 yards, but Dunham held the Lions to minus-8 rushing yards.
Davante Maxwell connected with Ronald Sims and Sedrick Willis on 24-yard TD passes for Capitol’s TDs.
BRUSLY 34, BAKER 13: Brusly got its first District 7-3A win of the season. Zavian Bell led the Panthers (2-7, 1-4) with 228 all-purpose yards, rushing for 193 and two TDs along with 35 receiving yards.
Jaylon Green added 89 yards on 12 rushes and one TD and one two-point conversion. Josh Allen contributed 72 yards on 11 attempts and two TDs.
Baker fell to 4-5, 1-3.
WEST ST. JOHN 30, ST. JOHN 6: West St. John, fifth-ranked in Class 1A, remained the only team without a loss in District 8-1A.
After a scoreless first quarter, West St. John (7-2, 4-0) opened up scoring with 18 second-quarter points.
Jemoine Green rushed seven yards and added a two-point conversion while Lamore Boudin pitched in a 6-yard TD. Anfernee Lumar contributed a 23-yard field goal before the break. Boudin rushed 23 yards for a second score in the fourth quarter.
St. John scored in the fourth quarter on Clay Payne’s 10-yard pass to Collin Crockett.
LIVONIA 52, PINE PRAIRIE 2: Livonia, ranked sixth in Class 3A, remained undefeated as it cruised past District 5-3A opponent Pine Prairie.
C.J. Powell completed 9-of-14 passes for 188 yards and two TDs and rushed 60 yards for one TD for the Wildcats (8-0, 4-0). Stephen Guidry caught six passes for 168 yards and two TDs.
Malcolm Dedrick rushed 129 yards on 15 attempts for two TDs, from five and eight yards out. Pine Prairie (3-6, 0-4) scored its only points on a safety in the fourth quarter.
Livonia will travel to battle undefeated Church Point, ranked No. 5 in Class 3A, in its regular-season finale.
SILLIMAN 40, BEN’S FORD 0: Silliman advances in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class 2A playoffs.
Silliman (9-2) compiled 359 yards of offense with 329 yards gained on the ground.
Michael Beauchamp led Silliman with 124 yards, Keon Brown followed with 106 and Zach Kelly added 79. Kelly and Brown contributed two TDs each.
The Silliman defense allowed only 103 yards and snared three interceptions — one each by William Douglas, Tyler Lejuene and John Dylan Cook.
Silliman travels to Adams County Christian School next week for the second round of MAIS 2A playoffs.