Tigers, Gators, Mustangs on All-State football teams

Football players from Hernando, Lake Cormorant and Center Hill were included on the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State teams announced at the end of the state high school football championships in Jackson last weekend.  

Two Hernando Tigers are on the Class 6A Second Team All-State squad. They were wide receiver Reed Flanagan and linebacker Shawn Wade. 

Darryen Hobbs of Center Hill was named as a first-team athlete on the Class 5A honor team. Second-team selections were Lake Cormorant wide receiver Jordan Martin, placekicker Kevin Ruiz Frayle, and defensive back Tony McCray Jr., along with Center Hill punter Erik Covington.  

Hernando’s Reed Flanagan makes a catch in a 6A playoff game against South Panola. (Photo credit: Hannah Newbold)

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