The skinny: Deshler is trying to prevent a 1-3 start for the first time since 2001, notwithstanding a 2008 season that included three forfeited wins. ... Deshler had its state-best 27-game region winning streak snapped with a 35-21 loss to Lauderdale County last week. . ... Juakeem Fuqua led Deshler with 154 yards of offense, including 91 yards rushing on six carries with a rush TD (59) and a TD catch (63). ... Madison Academy's only loss was 13-7 against 2A No. 1 Tanner. ... Madison Academy's defense is allowing 7.7 ppg. ... Madison Academy playmaker, sophomore Kerryon Johnson rushed for two TDs and returned a game-sealing interception 96 yards against Lauderdale County.
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