How the Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared (Oct. 2 scores)

Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared in games played on Friday, Oct. 2. (Feature photo by Keith Warren)

HOW THE TOP 10 FARED (OCT. 2)

1. Starkville (5-0) beat Germantown 41-7

Florida State commit Luke Altmyer tossed five touchdowns and broke the school record for passing yards in a game as top-ranked Starkville ran past Germantown in a key Region 2-6A matchup. –GAME STORY + PHOTOS

2. Oak Grove (4-0) beat Petal 37-20

Oak Grove ran the ball 42 times for 256 yards, and only attempted three passes in the second half. Courtland Harris led the way with 20 carries for 125 yards and a touchdown. –GAME STORY

3. West Point (4-1) beat Saltillo 27-0

The Green Wave defense came up big, blanking Saltillo.

4. Neshoba Central (5-0) beat Vicksburg 34-6

Jarquez Hunter scored three touchdowns, giving him 91 career TDs. –GAME STORY

5. West Jones (3-0) bye

After a two-week COVID-19 shutdown, the Mustangs are planning to be back in action next week.

6. South Panola (3-2) lost to Clinton 24-21

Clinton QB Caleb Miller was excellent on Friday night. He tossed two touchdown passes in the first half, and used his legs to convert several key first downs in the second half that helped kill the clock. He completed eight of his 14 pass attempts for 113 yards and carried the ball 13 times for 73 yards in Clinton’s upset win. –GAME STORY

7. Warren Central (4-0) bye

The Vikings return to action next week against Madison Central.

8. D’Iberville (4-0) beat Ocean Springs 27-24

With Justin Walley gaining 249 yards on 14 carries and two scores and Justice Davis adding 102 yards on 17 carries, D’Iberville ran for 416 yards. –GAME STORY

9. Oxford (4-0) beat Lewisburg 39-7

Oxford continued to run their two-quarterback system Friday night, rotating sophomore Trip Maxwell and junior Michael Harvey every series. Both quarterbacks accounted for two touchdowns each as Oxford jumped out to a 39-0 halftime lead. –GAME STORY 

10. Picayune (5-0) beat Gautier 47-43

Dorian Robinson scored the game-winning TD late in the fourth quarter as the Maroon Tide won a thriller.

MORE FOOTBALL SCORES

Pascagoula 44, Hattiesburg 20

Madison Central 38, Winona 14

Tupelo 21, Olive Branch 7

George County 28, Brandon 10

Wayne County 28, Pearl River 7

–FULL STATEWIDE SCOREBOARD

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