IA captures district title in win over Colts


The Indianola Academy Colonels are district champions again.

The 2018 division title win came against the Colts of Bayou Academy on Friday night.

IA won the game 42-24.

The Colts came to Legion Field to play, hitting hard and forcing multiple turnovers in the first half.

The score was knotted up 14-14 at halftime.

The Colonels, however, had an explosive second half on offense and defense, forcing their own set of turnovers, including a 100-yard pick-6 that was returned 100 yards by Randy Kimble.

In other action this week, Gentry went on the road an fell 56-14 to the Wildcats of Clarksdale.

Calhoun took care of North Sunflower Academy by a 54-14 score, and Ruleville lost for the first time in three weeks, 38-6 at the hands of Charleston.