Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared in games played on Friday, Sept. 11. (Feature photo by Keith Warren)
- SCORES: STATEWIDE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD
- TOP STARS: BEST PERFORMANCES IN WEEK 2
HOW THE TOP 10 FARED
1. Starkville (2-0) beat Louisville 24-14
The Yellow Jackets struggled to get going, falling behind 14-10 at halftime, before rallying to beat Louisville.
2. Oak Grove (2-0) beat Hattiesburg 66-27
QB Kabe Barnett and Oak Grove poured it on, jumping out to a 45-7 halftime lead and cruising to victory. — GAME RECAP
3. South Panola (2-0) beat Meridian 42-14
After scratching out a 14-13 win last week, QB Anterrio Draper and the Tigers left no doubt vs. Meridian.
4. West Jones (2-0) beat Wayne County 18-2
The Mustangs used a goal-line stand late in the third period to propel them to the win in the 28th meeting of these powerhouse Class 5A rivals. — GAME STORY
5. West Point (1-1) beat Tupelo 24-14
West Point jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead and held off the Golden Wave.
6. Madison Central (2-0) beat Pearl 35-7
QB Tate Collins did just enough with his arm, completing 11 of 18 passes for 80 yards with the two touchdowns, but he put on a show with his legs, rushing 12 times for 141 yards and two scores. — GAME STORY
7. Picayune (2-0) beat Gulfport 41-34
Picayune built an early 27-6 lead and held off a furious second-half rally from Gulfport.
8. Neshoba Central (2-0) beat West Lauderdale 49-14
RB Jarquez Hunter had three rushing TDs and a scoop and score on defense to lead the Rockets to a big win. — GAME STORY + PHOTOS
9. Clinton (1-1) lost to Northwest Rankin 28-21
Cam Marion sealed the Cougars’ upset with a 6-yard TD run with 8:14 to play.
10. D’Iberville (2-0) beat Poplarville 21-14
The Warriors pulled out the victory late, now they turn their attention to George County.