Walnut 34, Benton County 14: Armani Linton rushed for 146 yards and scored two touchdowns, while Kylan Crum added 43 yards and a pair of trips to the end zone to help Walnut (5-1) claim their fifth straight win. Walnut out-gained Benton County 321-144. The Wildcats are 5-1 to start a season for the first time since 2010.
Ripley 35, Pontotoc 7: The Ripley Tigers managed just six points in the first quarter, but they got things going to remain undefeated on the season. Ripley is 6-0 for the first time since 2007. Christian Johnson had TD runs of 60, 9, and 42-yards. Garfield Campbell added a 4-yard rushing score and Dalton James tossed a 22-yard pass to Sedabris Boyd. The Tigers begin Div. 2-4A play next week at Lafayette.