Turnovers hurting Lumberton in title game

Turnovers hurting Lumberton in title game

LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - Hollandale Simmons High School turned two, first-quarter interceptions into 14 points, taking a 22-6 halftime lead over Lumberton High School this morning in the Class 1A state championship football game.

Simmons quarterback Chandler Robinson ran 4 yards for one touchdown and threw 19 yards to Amos Robinson for a second. Chandler Robinson also threw a pair of 2-point conversion passes, one each to Marquez Pam and Sumetris Stewart.

Pam also has a 1-yard touchdown run for the defending Class 1A state champions.

Lumberton scored first  for a 6-0 lead when Erron Joseph blocked Aaron Davis' punt and Davion Edwards scooped up the loose ball and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown.

Pam has 65 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries for Simmons, while Dre Coleman rushed for 58 yards on 13 carries for Lumberton in the first half.

Programming note:  

Mississippi's High School Football Championships will air on WDAM 7 Bounce over-the-air on channel 7.3 and on Comcast on channel 216 Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.