302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470

PHS Hornets Take District Title

The Hornets took care of business Friday night taking a 41-29 decision against Bay High.  The win cemented the Hornets as the #1 seed representing District 8-4A in the state playoff system.  Having the #1 seed ensures Poplarville a home playoff game.  The Hornets will host the #4 seed from District 6 on November 7th.
The Hornets found themselves behind at half time 22-21, but came out the second half and outscored their opponent 20-7.  The Hornet offense found the endzone 6 times on their way to 390 yards of total offense.  All 3 Poplarville running backs scored touchdowns.  Anthony Martin scored the first touchdown.  Jesse Pernell had 18 carries for 141 yards and scored 2 touchdowns.  Malik Lucas showed up on this big night rushing for 166 yards on 19 carries and 3 scores.  The Hornets travel to Vancleave for the final regular season game of the year.
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The Poplarville School District offers educational/vocational opportunities on a nondiscriminatory basis in compliance with the requirements of the following federal civil rights legislation: Title VI, Title IX, the Vocational Amendments of 1976 and 1979, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act. Further, the Poplarville School District offers equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, or disability. The district’s contact coordinator for compliance with these requirements is Stachia Peterson, Title IX Coordinator and 504 Coordinator 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470, Phone (601) 795-6153.

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