Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared in games played on Thursday, Oct. 8. (Feature photo by Jason Dyess)
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HOW THE TOP 10 FARED (OCT. 8)
1. Starkville (5-0) bye week
Luke Altmyer and the top-ranked Yellowjackets have a week off before traveling to Madison Central on Oct. 16.
2. Oak Grove (5-0) forfeit win over Meridian
Oak Grove found out on Tuesday that Meridian would have to forfeit this week’s game due to COVID-19. The Warriors will be back in action next week against Terry.
3. West Point (4-2) lost to Lake Cormorant 35-26
Lake Cormorant QB Telvin Amos threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Gators to the upset victory. — GAME STORY
4. Neshoba Central (6-0) beat Canton 35-12
Jarquez Hunter proved to be unstoppable again on Thursday night, rushing for 223 yards and three touchdowns and adding added three receptions for 56 yards. — GAME PHOTOS
5. West Jones (4-0) beat Taylorsville 35-21
West Jones’ Kendorean Russell scored three touchdowns, including the game-sealing TD run with less than two minutes to play. — GAME STORY
6. D’Iberville (5-0) beat West Harrison 46-0
The Warriors posted their second shutout of the season to move to 3-0 in 6A Region 4.
7. Warren Central (5-0) beat Madison Central 8-0
On a rain-soaked Thursday night, Warren Central used two field goals and a safety to beat a Madison Central team who was playing without star quarterback Tate Collins. — GAME STORY
8. Oxford (5-0) forfeit win over DeSoto Central
DeSoto Central reported a COVID-19 outbreak on Monday and had to forfeit this week’s game to Oxford. With the win, the Chargers are now 3-0 in Region 1-6A.
9. Madison Central (4-2) lost to Warren Central 8-0
With QB Tate Collins sidelined — and the rain falling sideways — the Jaguars were unable to muster any offense.
10. Picayune (5-0) vs. Hattiesburg, Saturday @ 7 p.m.
Picayune will host Hattiesburg Saturday night at 7 p.m.