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)

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.

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.

MORE FOOTBALL SCORES

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

**FULL STATEWIDE SCOREBOARD**

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