JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jesse Hosket threw for 187 yards and ran for a touchdown, leading French Camp to a 27-6 victory over Smithville in the Mississippi 1A state championship on Friday.
French Camp (11-5) jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead and coasted to its first state championship. Michael Erving rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown and Daniel Hughes had 12 tackles, including three for a loss and two sacks.
Hosket completed 9 of 16 passes and also had eight tackles on defense. Hagan Box returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown. French Camp outgained Smithville 331 yards to 99.
Smithville (12-3) pulled within 21-6 on Drew Lann's 13-yard touchdown, but French Camp's Sam Gould kicked field goals from 42 and 23 yards to put the game away.