Franklinton plays Tylertown in homecoming game on Friday

Published 1:53 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Franklinton’s Demons play against Tylertown out of Mississippi in their homecoming game on Friday.

“A lot of excitement this week because of homecoming,” Franklinton coach Jonathan Barber said. “We have a good opponent coming to our place so we are going to have to have a good week of preparation. This is a big opportunity for our team and we look forward to the challenge.”

Franklinton comes into this week with a 2-3 record. Last week, the Demons defeated Belle Chasse, 47-33.

In last week’s game, Zion Anders went 11-of-17 passing for 178 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran 11 times for 77 yards.

Keyon Nelson posted 87 yards on 14 carries.

Kelly Daniels rushed for 29 yards and a touchdown.

Khaled Waliagha scored a touchdown on his only carry from a yard out. Defensively, Waliagha posted 14 tackles with 11 of them solos.

Daniel Bryant caught four passes for 79 yards and a touchdown.

Glen Mark made three catches for 42 yards and a score.

Kendarius Brumfield had nine stops, an interception return for a touchdown and a forced fumble.

Billy Gross tallied 15 stops with 12 of them solos.

Michael Ballard made 11 tackles.

Treyshun Warren posted six stops and a pass defended.

Tylertown comes into the game with a 6-0 record. Last week, Tylertown defeated Franklin County, 58-0.

The teams did not play last year, but did every year between 2017 to 2019. The Demons won the last two meetings, 30-18 in 2019 and 21-14 the year before.