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Oak Grove tops Tupelo 14-7 in 6A title game

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Kirk McCarty threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Mitchell caught nine passes for 149 yards and Oak Grove beat Tupelo 14-7 to win the Mississippi 6A state championship on Friday night.

Oak Grove (14-1) scored the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter on a fake field goal, when McCarty threw a 4-yard touchdown to Logan Scott. The Warriors' offensive coordinator is former NFL quarterback Brett Favre.

McCarty completed 23 of 40 passes. Oak Grove and Tupelo fought to a scoreless tie by halftime, but Oak Grove pushed ahead 7-0 early in the third quarter on McCarty's 5-yard pass to Cameron Myers.

Tupelo (13-2) responded with Quinn Tiggs' 4-yard touchdown to tie it at 7, but Oak Grove took the lead for good on the successful fake field goal.

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