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Playoffs 1930


    The 1930 playoff teams were determined by selecting a champion from among the ten regions of Mississippi. The Northeast region was a "tangled situation" which precluded the possibility of obtaining a champion from that district. So, nine regions would compete for a state championship in 1930.

    Forest had to play an extra game on November 21st against a strong Louisville team but came out victorious by a score of 14-7. In the semi-finals, Picayune and Forest played five quarters without either team able to score so the winner was decided by a coin flip.

    Eventually Greenwood shutout all three opponents on their way to a 39-0 victory over Picayune in the championship game. The Bulldogs outscored their opposition 405-6 on their way to a perfect 10-0 season and a state title.

    Below are the playoff games from the 1930 season along with the Regions each team represented in parenthesis. I added links to view the season for the finalists.




   
1930 Season
    11/15/1930 - 1st Round

        (Middle) Forest 26-7 Brookhaven (Southwest)
        (Delta) Greenwood 27-0 Charleston (North Central) 
        (Big Black) Kosciusko 55-0 Lafayette AHS (Northwest)
        (Gulf Coast) Picayune 7-0 Lamar AHS/Purvis (Southeast)

    11/21/1930 - 2nd Round

        Forest 14-7 Louisville

    11/28/1930 - Semi-finals

        Picayune 0-0 Forest
        Greenwood 20-0 Kosciusko

    12/5/1930 - Finals

        Greenwood 39-0 Picayune





David Parker
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