Midway Middle stayed undefeated by beating Hobbton Middle 26-0 last week. Midway opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown by Trey Gregory, who finished with 167 yards rushing for the game. On the next possession, Casey Culbreth connected with Gregory on an 18-yard touchdown pass, and Hunter Tyndall made the 2-point conversion to put the Raiders up 14-0 at the half.
The Raiders and Wildcats swapped the ball on multiple turnovers throughout the third quarter until Aldo Lazcano Navarrete intercepted a pass for a pick-six, giving Midway a 20-0 lead. After Midway got the ball back, Culbreth ran for a 28-yard touchdown to secure the 26-0 win for the Raiders.
The Raider defense held Hobbton to 57 total yards and caused four turnovers, including a fumble recovery and three interceptions. A.J. Elliott led the defense with six tackles and an interception. Midway (3-0) clinched a share of the conference title and will face Sampson Middle next week. A win will give the Raiders the title outright. The game will be played at Midway High School at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.