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With a 36-17 victory over Parklane Academy (McComb, Miss.), Centreville Academy (Miss.) coach Bill Hurst became the winningest high school football coach in Mississippi history Friday night.

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Hurst won career game No. 347 and moved his team to 3-1 with the triumph, according to the Natchez Democrat.

According to gulflive.com, the 64-year-old coach has a career record of 347-101 and broke the mark held by Jim Drewry, who coached Kossuth, Booneville and Tishomingo from 1958-2009. Hurst has won all of his games at Centreville Academy and has captured eight state titles at the school where he started as an assistant in 1973.

"It means a lot to me,” Hurst told floridatoday.com. “With the way the kids love me and appreciate me as much as they do, they wanted to make sure to make it a special night for me. They went out and played from the get-go.”