By Curtis Rockwell, Sports Editor
The Picayune Item
The Poplarville Hornets (1-0) got off on the right foot to begin the 2013 football season. The Hornets defeated Raleigh 24-12 last Friday night on the road at Raleigh.
The three-headed monster at running back reared its head on the gridiron last week with Jiquan James rushing 17 times for 186 yards and two scores while Rojae Raine added 85 yards on 14 carries while Malik Lucas carried the ball 13 times for 63 yards. Chandler Ray completed four passes for 143 yards and a touchdown. Raine caught the scoring aerial. Placekicker Cody Mikell converted on a 28-yard field goal to round out the Hornets’ scoring.
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