MHSAA 4A, 3A and 2A Playoff Predictions

Velma Jackson quarterback Antavious Willis. Photo by Chris Brooks.

Class 4A Picks / Class 3A Picks / Class 2A Picks

The MHSAA class 4A, 3A and 2A playoffs are underway this week. I sat down with Brandon Shields to do our opening week predictions for each class and pick winners in each playoff game. We will update and revise these picks each week as we go through the playoffs.


Predicted Championship Game
Brooks: Louisville (10-1) vs Poplarville (9-1)
Shields: Louisville (10-1) vs East Central (11-0)

North Next In Line
Brooks: Shannon (8-3)
Shields: Noxubee County (6-5)

South Next In Line
Brooks: East Central (11-0)
Shields: Poplarville (9-1)

First Round Playoff Picks
North Division
New Hope (1-10) at Senatobia (6-4)
Brooks: Senatobia  
Shields: Senatobia

Yazoo City (7-3) at Pontotoc (9-2)
Brooks: Pontotoc
Shields: Pontotoc

Byhalia (6-5) at Louisville (10-1)
Brooks: Louisville
Shields: Louisville

Itawamba AHS (7-4) at Clarksdale (6-4)
Brooks: Clarksdale
Shields: Clarksdale

Amory (5-6) at Greenwood (8-2)
Brooks: Greenwood
Shields: Greenwood

New Albany (7-4) at Noxubee County (6-5)
Brooks: Noxubee County
Shields: Noxubee County

Tunica Rosa Fort (4-6) at Shannon (8-3)
Brooks: Shannon
Shields: Shannon

Kosciusko (3-7) at Corinth (9-2)
Brooks: Corinth
Shields: Corinth

South Division
Vancleave (5-5) at West Lauderdale (10-1)
Brooks: West Lauderdale
Shields: West Lauderdale

Lawrence County (7-4) at Florence (4-7)
Brooks: Lawrence County
Shields: Lawrence County

Quitman (5-6) at East Central (9-0)
Brooks: East Central
Shields: East Central

McComb (4-5) at Greene County (8-3)
Brooks: Greene County
Shields: Greene County

Lanier (7-4) at Poplarville (9-1)
Brooks: Poplarville
Shields: Poplarville

NE Lauderdale (6-4) at St. Stanislaus (5-5)
Brooks: NE Lauderdale
Shields: St. Stanislaus

Sumrall (8-3) at South Pike (9-2)
Brooks: South Pike
Shields: South Pike

Moss Point (4-7) at Mendenhall (9-1)
Brooks: Mendenhall
Shields: Mendenhall