High School Sports

Riverfield Raiders now 2-1 in district action

The Riverfield Academy Raiders traveled to Raymond, Miss., to take on the Central Hinds Cougars this past Friday night.

The game ended in a tough district loss for Riverfield. Both teams went into the contest with 2-0 district records. The loss put Riverfield at 2-1 in district action.

They are not, however, out of the playoff picture by any means. With three games left on the regular schedule, two of which are district match ups, the Raiders remain poised and focused on the victories ahead.

Delhi Bears still undefeated after week four

The Delhi Bears are still undefeated four games into the season following their 22-21 victor over the Cedar Creek Cougars.

Cedar Creek actually took the lead 6-0 at the end of the first quarter, but Delhi came back strong with two unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 14-6 lead at halftime. The Bears scored on a 17-yard pass to tie the game up 6-6, then score again with a second pass and chipped in the two-point conversion to seal the lead.

Cedar Creek tied it up again in the third quarter by scoring eight points for to enter the final quarter at 14-14. 

Riverfield 3-0 in district after defeating Glenbrook

The Riverfield Raiders traveled to Minden this past Friday night where they soundly defeated the Glenbrook Apaches by a score of 42-13. The win put the Raiders at 3-2 overall at a midway point in the season.

It was a late night for both teams due to weather conditions. An electrical storm delayed the start of the game until well after 8:30 p.m. and even after the game got under way another 30 minute lightning delay came about midway through the first quarter.

Lady Raiders claim two district softball wins

The Riverfield Lady Raiders softball team added two District 3 AAA wins last week.

The Lady Raiders hosted Porters Chapel Academy from Vicksburg last Tuesday and took a 2-1 extra inning win.

Senior left fielder T. Hixon got the walk-off single for the Lady Raiders and also led the offensive attack with three his on the day. 

E.J. Barker also had multiple hits. M. Bennett pitched for the Lady Raiders and responded with a three-hit, 6-K complete game win.

Delhi Bears blank Madison Jaguars in 40-0 win

The Delhi Bears blanked the Madison Jaguars 40-0 last Friday night.

The win leaves Delhi undefeated at 3-0 for the season while Madison falls to 0-3.

Delhi quarterback Brandon Williams completed 11 of 19 pass attempts for 142 yards and two touchdowns.

Jimmy Thomas caught three passes for 35 yards and one touchdown while Maquil Hicks caught two for 17 yards and a touchdown. Cameron McDowell had two catches for 42 yards and Tyrone Smith caught four passes for 13 yards.

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