A rivalry series that caught fire in 2007 and has usually meant a district title for whichever team comes out on top. Waynesboro is a town of less than 6,000 and literally shuts down on game night. The town even moved celebrating Halloween to Thursday night since they wanted to make sure they had enough police for that night and the following night at the game vs. West Jones.
Shelton is a 2 year starter on the varsity football team. He was selected as Jones County Dirty Dozen. Shelton is a member in the West Jones Show Choir. He plans to attend Mississippi State and pursue a degree in Engineering and Mechanics.
Ben played in the Wayne County/West Jones Rivalry his sophomore, junior & senior years. In 2010 as a Senior and captain of the Mustangs, Ben led his team to an undefeated regular season and the Mississippi South State Championship. In his high school career, Ben had two undefeated regular seasons and an overall record of 34 wins to 6 losses. Ben was invited to the 2010 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game where he played quarterback for the Mississippi team. Ben went on to be the starting quarterback for the Jones County Jr. College Bobcats. He is now pursuing a degree in Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University and was recently accepted into Medical School at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.