Mississippi High School Football - New Hope nips Leake CentralOctober 11, 2018: Columbus, MS 39702
In Thursday's league match, the host New Hope Trojans football squad scored a close 24-17 victory over the Leake Central Gators .
In their next game, the Trojans clash with the Jackson Prep Patriots (Jackson, MS) in a non-league match, on Friday, October 19. New Hope will attempt to move on its 1-8 season record. The Patriots enter the match with a 8-1 record after their 42-21 league loss to Madison-Ridgeland Academy (Madison, MS).
The Gators (0-8) will now prepare for their match against Noxubee County (Macon, MS). The Tigers enter the 4A Region 4 match with a 4-5 record. In their last match, Noxubee County held off Kosciusko (Kosciusko, MS), 62-27, in a league match.