Myrtle’s Hawks return home Thursday night after back-to-back Division 1-1A road wins against Thrasher and H.W. Byers to host winless Ashland at the New Albany Sportsplex.
The Hawks (4-4, 3-1 division) are led by running back A.I. Nugent, who has rushed for 1,551 yards on 153 carries and scored 24 touchdowns.
Myrtle closes out its first regular season as an MHSAA division member with games against Coldwater and Baldwyn. The Hawks could lock up a postseason berth with a win against Ashland.