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Picayune---Cameron Thomas scored six times to lead the Picayune Maroon Tide past Pearl River Central 61-7 at Lee-Triplett Stadium.
On the first play from scrimmage at the Maroon Tide 25, senior quarterback Jakail Myers threw a perfect pass to Thomas who caught the ball near midfield and the senior tailback raced down the sideline for a 75 yard touchdown.
All photos by Randy Brown (WRJW Sports)
Myers throws a touchdown pass on first play with Collen Penton (63) blocking.
Thomas scored twice more in the quarter on runs of 66 and 67 yards. He added 6 and 20 yard touchdown runs in the second quarter and Myers threw a 49 yard touchdown to Jashawn Lee to give the Maroon Tide a 41-0 halftime lead.
Austin Samples (2) with a carry against Pearl River Central
Pearl River Central got on the scoreboard when Detrich Spikes returned the second half kick off 82 yards for a touchdown.
Thomas scored again on Picayune’s next possession with a 72 yard run, his 29th rushing touchdown on the season.
Cam Thomas (8) looks for a hole as Deonta Reed (72) and Garrett Hunter (60) block for him.
Austin Samples scored on a 12 yard touchdown run with :32 left in the third quarter.
Dorian Robinson closed out the scoring for Picayune with a 28 yard touchdown.
Thomas finished with 9 rushes for 282 yards. Samples had 55 yards on 8 carries.
Ty Herring lead Pearl River Central with 16 carries for 70 yards. The Blue Devils (3-6, 2-3) will be at home on Friday against East Central.
Picayune (9-0, 5-0) will host Pascagoula on Friday.