How the Top 10 Mississippi high school football teams fared (Oct. 8 scores)

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)


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.

Read more: Oxford uses two-quarterback system to cruise past Lewisburg

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.


South Panola 19, Germantown 16

Ocean Springs 31, Biloxi 29

Horn Lake 26, Olive Branch 10

East Central 14, Wayne County 3

Petal 21, Bandon 0

Lafayette 21, Center Hill 6

Moss Point 52, Vancleave 44

Laurel 57, Natchez 30

Biggersville 40, Baldwyn 13


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