Franklinton plays Tylertown in homecoming game on Friday

Published 1:53 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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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.