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
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