Picayune Maroon Tide Secures 6-2 Record with 42-7 Win over Long Beach Bearcats

Published 10:17 am Tuesday, October 24, 2023

The Picayune Maroon Tide solidified their season record at 6-2 with a decisive 42-7 victory against the Long Beach Bearcats. The game featured the Maroon Tide’s potent rushing offense and efficient passing.

Rushing Domination:
The Maroon Tide’s ground game was a standout aspect of the match, amassing an impressive 322 yards on 28 carries, averaging 11.5 yards per rush. Darrell Smith (Jr) played a central role, accumulating 135 rushing yards at an average of 16.9 yards per carry, and he secured a touchdown. Niquis Ratcliff (Sr) contributed 87 rushing yards, while Broderick Ducre (Jr) added 30 yards. The team’s powerful running performance resulted in a total of 6 touchdowns during the game.

Efficient Receiving:
The Maroon Tide’s receiving game, although limited, demonstrated efficiency. The team completed two passes for 43 yards, with an average of 21.5 yards. These receptions highlighted the team’s ability to capitalize on passing opportunities, contributing to their overall victory.

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The Picayune Maroon Tide’s performance in this game underscored its reputation as a strong contender in high school football. Their potent combination of a robust rushing offense and efficient passing game led to a convincing win over the Long Beach Bearcats, pushing their season record to 6-2. Picayune takes on 7-2 George County this week away.