Oak Grove Loses Tight Game To SP

In the Mississippi High School 6A state championship game, Oak Grove High School, led by Mississippi State commitment Cameron Myers, came up short in overtime against South Panola High School.

  • Name: Cameron Myers
  • Classification: 2015
  • High School: Oak Grove (MS) High School
  • Position: Receiver
  • HT: WT: 6-foot-2, 175
  • Scout.com Ranking: 3-Star
  • Schools of Interest: Committed to Mississippi State

  • Cameron Myers, fighting and clawing for every inch, scored the touchdown in dramatic fashion to put the game into overtime.

    "That touchdown was all due to determination," said Myers. "I fought for it and got it."

    Myers is proud of the way his team played in the championship game.

    "I took my team to state (championship game) and we fought as hard as we could," said Myers. "Give it to South Panola, they got the W."

    He will miss his Oak Grove teammates.

    "We are a family," said Myers. "The past few years I have been with these guys and I wouldn't have picked a different group of guys."

    Myers will be playing for Mississippi State. He got a taste of how it will be playing for Mississippi State due to playing the championship game in Davis Wade Stadium, the home of the Bulldogs.

    "This is the best way to end your high school career," said Myers. "It doesn't get any better than this."

    He also got to play in front of his future head coach, Dan Mullen. Myers was appreciative that Mullen came out to watch him play.

    "It is a great feeling knowing that he is supporting me through what I do," he said.

    And Myers supports Mississippi State with all of his heart.

    "I love State," he said. "State is in my heart. And nothing is going to change that."

    Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on Scout.com sports network. You can contact him by emailing swindoll@genespage.com.

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