Luke Altmyer was 16 of 27 for 208 yards and three touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets improved to 4-0.
The Falcons had to wait more than six months to receive the honor after beating Brookhaven 55-51 on March 6 in Oxford for the first girls basketball title in school history.
The Falcons scored more points Friday then they had in their first three games combined to get out to a 1-0 start in district play.
With the win, the Green Wave have won 35 straight Region 1-5A contests dating back to 2015. It's the fifth victory over Lafayette in three years, with all five wins being one-possession games.
Quarterback Melvin Crawford Jr. connected for touchdown passes of 62, 33, 20 and 14 yards and also earned rushing scores of 8 and 23 yards on the night.
The Yellow Jackets took a 28-26 second set to earn the sweep Thursday.
The Patriots meet Pillow Academy in a battle of 4-1 teams that have both gone undefeated since Week 1.
STARKVILLE -- CJ Jackson knew he wasn't getting tackled.
New Hope football coach Wade Tackett knows the stakes are already high enough when his Trojans (1-2) visit MHSAA Class 5A, Region 1 opponent Columbus (0-3) on Friday.
As soon as eighth grader Caroline Peal opened the scoring for the Heritage Academy girls soccer team in Tuesday's home match against Laurel HomeSchool, Patriots coach Tom Velek delivered an important reminder.
Micaela Hudgins led the Trojans with nine kills, while Daylyn Nettles and Madyson McBrayer each had eight, and Zoe Goodman had two.
Baylee Smith went 2 for 2, walked twice and drove in a team-high four runs for the Raiders.
The Green Wave (2-1) moved up a spot in the latest rankings.
Caledonia, Starkville and Hebron Christian all picked up wins this week, while Columbus, West Lowndes and Oak Hill Academy were among the losers.
Pate had two scores as the Green Wave put up 31 unanswered points to beat the Tigers.
Hayden Harris batted away the Bulldogs' go-ahead two-point conversion attempt with 29 seconds left, New Hope rebuffed Aberdeen on another last-second possession, and the Trojans snagged a home victory.
The Rebels delivered one more blow than the Volunteers did Friday night.
Taking a set from a Class 5A program had the Panthers feeling somewhat optimistic despite their loss Thursday.
Coach Chase Nicholson said his Vols are a "mirror image" of the Rebels and expects another close game between the two programs.
From a statewide perspective, Friday night's contest between Noxubee County and West Point needs little buildup.