JDCH wins district championship and first round of playoffs

Published 8:26 am Thursday, November 10, 2022

The Jefferson Davis County Jaguars are headed to the second round of playoffs this Friday night. The Jags will play Hazlehurst at home. Kick off is at 7 p.m. in Bassfield.

The Jags defeated Franklin County last week 48-6 in the first round of post season play.

For the fourth year in a row, the Jaguars were crowned 8-3A District Champions after defeating St. Stanislaus,  Seminary and West Marion to remain undefeated in district play. The Jags also defeated Perry Central, Columbia High, D’Iberville and Collins.

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Losses for the team were to to Picayune, Mendenhall and De La Salle. De La Salle was picked up as a replacement for St. Patrick who moved to Independent play.

This year marks JDCHS Head Coach Lance Mancuso’s 15th year as a coach in Jefferson Davis County. After coaching the Bassfield Yellowjackets for nine years, he is in his sixth year coaching the JDCH Jaguars.