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West Point Beats Wayne Co. in 5A Title Game

Michael Carr had 128 yards receiving and

returned a kickoff for a touchdown to help West Point defeat Wayne

County 35-14 in the Mississippi Class AAAAA championship on

Saturday night.

The Wave (14-1) held Wayne County (11-4) to less than 150 yards

of offense for their sixth state championship. West Point, which

won titles in 1982, 87, 88, 89 and 05, tied Weir for third-most

Mississippi high school championships won. South Panola has won

eight titles and Louisville seven.

The Wave sacked the War Eagles three times, and kept quarterback

Demarcus Henderson in check. Henderson was 3 of 14 for 60 yards and

two interceptions, while rushing for 22 yards on 11 carries.

LaKenderic Thomas rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns for

West Point, which totaled 215 yards on the ground.

Wayne County, which had won three titles since 2002, was denied

a fourth.

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