The National Guard JUCO Team of the Week for week six features a pair of Hinds players in Deveon Ball and Spencer Cole, and a 16-tackle performance from East Mississippi linebacker Diamante Pounds.
Quarterback, Mason Cunningham, Northeast
Northeast quarterback Mason Cunningham (6’2, 185 / Shelbyville, TN) completed 22-35 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown, in addition to 71 rushing yards and two more touchdowns as Northeast beat Itawamba 30-12.
All-Purpose, Neil McLaurin, Southwest
Southwest quarterback Neil McLaurin (6’2, 195 / Laurel, MS) completed 14-23 passes for 200 yards and three touchdowns in Southwest’s 31-21 win over Pearl River. McLaurin also rushed 16 times for 93 yards and a score.
Running Back, Matt Fuller, Holmes
Holmes running back Matt Fuller (5’10, 205 / Starkville, MS) rushed 11 times for 169 yards and a touchdown in Holmes’ 63-49 loss to East Mississippi.
Wide Receiver, Kendall Parham, Jones County
Jones wide receiver Kendall Parham (5’10, 170 / Hattiesburg, MS) finished with ten receptions for 170 yards and a touchdown in Jones County’s 37-24 loss to East Central.
Defensive Line, Devin McLaurin, Co-Lin
Co-Lin defensive lineman Devin McLaurin (6’2, 285 / Mt. Olive, MS) racked up ten total tackles with a sack, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in Co-Lin’s 17-14 loss to Hinds.
Linebacker, Diamante Pounds, East MS
East Mississippi linebacker Diamante Pounds (6′, 225 / Sardis, MS) had 16 total tackles including a pair of tackles for loss in East Mississippi’s 63-49 win over Holmes.
Defensive Back, Deveon Ball, Hinds
Hinds defensive back Daveon Ball (6’4, 205 / Mason, MS) intercepted two passes and had a tackle in Hinds 17-14 win over Co-Lin.
Kicker, Spencer Cole, Hinds
Hinds punter and placekicker Spencer Cole (6’1, 185 / Flowood, MS) punted seven times for a 41.6 yard average with five punts downed inside the 20 as Hinds beat Co-Lin 17-14. Cole also hit 2-2 extra points and a 37-yard field goal.