Per The Clarion Ledger
Madison Central head coach Anthony Hart watches a little college football when he can on Saturdays. Often, he compares the quarterbacks he sees to his own, Dandy Dozen Jimmy Holiday.
Hart said sometimes he feels like Holiday is just as good, if not better, than some of his collegiate quarterbacks. In a showdown of the top two teams in the Clarion Ledger Super 10, the senior put forth yet another outstanding game, running for four touchdowns and throwing for another.
Here are some takeaways from the No. 1 Jaguars' 34-21 win over No. 2 Pearl.
'Best player in the state'
Things got off to a slow start for Madison Central. The Jaguars went scoreless in the first quarter and for a moment it looked as if fans might be in for a defensive struggle. Then, Holiday took his fourth carry of the game straight up the gut of the Pirates' defense for an 82-yard touchdown.
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Per Clarion Ledger
Here are the Super 10 rankings as the high school football season enters Week 4. The Super 10 gets updated every Sunday on ClarionLedger.com.
1. Madison Central (3-0)
Last Week: Beat Northwest Rankin 24-7
Madison Central rushed for 257 yards as a team in last week's win over the Cougars. As they enter the fourth week of the season, the Jaguar defense is limiting opponents to just 7 points per game.
Up Next: Friday vs. Pearl
2. Pearl (3-0)
Last Week: Beat Ridgeland 62-21
Kenyatta Harrell did it again. The senior running back had his best game of the season against Ridgeland, rushing for 364 yards and scoring six times on just 31 carries in a blowout win over Ridgeland. That's good for over 10 yards a carry.
Up Next: Friday at Madison Central
3. Brandon (2-1)
Last Week: Beat Clinton 27-14
Brandon rebounded from its first loss of the season by defeating rival Clinton 27-14. Will Rogers threw for 213 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Up Next: Friday vs. Warren Central
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