Bay Springs tied at half in title game

Bay Springs tied at half in title game

BAY SPRINGS, MS (WDAM) - Bay Springs High School and Calhoun City High School swapped rushing touchdowns in the first and second quarters Friday afternoon to leave the Class 2A Mississippi high school championship game tied 8-8.

Jaylin Jones scored on a 5-yard run in the first quarter and Cederius Lee added a 2-point conversion run to put the Bulldogs ahead 8-0 with 6:24 to play in the first quarter.

But an interception by Calhoun City's Tyrese Quinn at the Bay Springs' 29-yard line that set up Jardarius Parker's eventual 4-yard touchdown run.

Parker followed the score with a 2-point conversion run to knot the game at 8-8 with 7:43 left in the first half.

Jessie Nabors led Calhoun City with 40 yards rushing, while Parker added 37.

Jaylin Jones had 22 yards rushing for Bay Springs.

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.