Top stars, best performances from Week 9 in Mississippi high school football (Oct. 22)

Here’s a look at some of the top high school football performances from across the Magnolia State for Friday, Oct. 22:

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Jalen Aborom, Oak Grove

Caught four passes for 87 yards and returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown in a 24-17 loss to Brandon.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave

Rushed for five touchdowns in a 49-29 win over Pearl River Central.

Nate Blount, Brandon

Rushed 36 times for 260 yards and a touchdown in Brandon’s 24-17 win over No. 3 Oak Grove.

Dante Dowdell, Picayune

Rushed 26 times for 248 yards and three touchdowns in a 59-33 win over George County.

Immanuel Griffin, Ripley

Racked up 408 total yards and seven touchdowns in a 52-44 win over Houston.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs

Completed 13 of 20 passes for 195 yards and three touchdowns and rushed 13 times for 130 yards and another score in a 48-0 win over St. Martin.

Khalid Moore, Poplarville:

orced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles to go along with six tackles in a 27-3 loss to Columbia.

Tralyn Oliver, Olive Branch

Rushed 31 times for 257 yards and a touchdown in a 20-13 win over Center Hill.

Vontrez Rush, Simmons

Rushed nine times for 182 yards and four touchdowns in a 70-6 win over West Tallahatchie.

John Slaughter, Southaven

Forced two fumbles and snagged one interception to go along with eight tackles in a 47-6 win over Lewisburg.

Cooper Stroud, Hartfield Academy

Recorded 18 tackles in a 22-17 win over Jackson Prep.

Jamari Thompson, Pearl

Rushed for five touchdowns in the Pirates’ 64-44 win over Northwest Rankin.

Ashton Ware, Sacred Heart

Pulled in six catches for 144 yards and two touchdowns in the Crusaders’ 42-36 win over East Marion.

Roman Gregory, Oxford

Gregory rushed for 116 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Oxford to a 42-35 win over Starkville. Gregory racked up nearly 300 all-purpose yards, including a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown.

Jerry Wall, Olive Branch

Was credited with 12 total tackles, including 2.5 for a loss, one sack, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in a 20-13 win over Center Hill.

(Feature photo by Austin Frayser)

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