GREENVILLE — The Starkville High School football team picked up its fourth straight victory of the season Friday, besting Greenville 49-26.
Starkville scored the first 36 points of the contest and outgained Greenville (3-4) 433-277.
Quarterback Luke Altmyer finished 11 of 16 passing for 237 yards and three touchdowns.
Meanwhile, Tae Lucious had four catches for 76 yards and two touchdowns, while Rufus Harvey nabbed three receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown.
On the ground, Amariyon Howard had four carries for 59 yards and a touchdown, while Jordan Mitchell recorded five carries for 54 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Defensively, Jaylan Ware forced a safety and recorded a sack, while Ronnie Randle had a team-high six tackles and two fumble recoveries.
Starkville (6-2) is back in action Friday against Madison Central at home.
West Point 27, Lake Cormorant 14
LAKE CORMORANT — Looking for its sixth straight win, West Point took care of business on the road against Lake Cormorant, earning a 27-14 victory.
Quarterback Brandon Harris had 122 yards rushing with two touchdowns, while Jimothy Mays added 87 yards on the ground. Meanwhile, Dantariyus Cannon notched 84 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Kelviontae Gibbs chipped in 27 yards on the ground.
As a passer, Harris was 2 of 5 passing for 14 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Cannon caught the touchdown pass, a 15-yard play.
West Point (7-1) is back in action at home Friday against Grenada.
Caledonia 26, Mooreville 18
CALEDONIA — Brandon Edmondson’s 162 rushing yards led Caledonia to a 26-18 victory over Mooreville Friday evening in Mooreville.
With the win, the Confederates improve to 4-3 on the season.
While Edmondson rushed for a touchdown, Anthony Triplett tallied three rushing scores on the night, also putting up 65 yards on nine carries. Triplett also snagged an interception defensively.
Other contributors to the ‘Feds’ rushing attack were Darquez Williams (six carries, 42 yards) and Kewon Wyatt (seven carries, 47 yards).
Caledonia is back in action Friday in a road matchup against Pontotoc.
Columbus Christian Academy 48, Ben’s Ford 12
BOGALUSA, La. — Columbus Christian Academy made itself at home on the road against Ben’s Ford Friday in Bogalusa, La. The Rams blew out Ben’s Ford 48-12.
With the win, Columbus Christian Academy improves to 6-2 on the year. The Rams will have a chance to win their district with a victory against Hebron Christian Friday in Pheba.
Dakota Shaw led the Rams with 81 rushing yards and 39 passing yards. He threw two touchdown passes. Meanwhile, Bryar Kemp recorded 45 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and an interception defensively, while Lawson Studdard hauled in a 31-yard touchdown pass from Shaw.
Defensively, Tyler Looney racked up 11 tackles, while Shaw chipped in seven. Jonathan Peral recovered a fumble for the Rams on Ben’s Ford’s third play of its opening series.
Banks Academy 52, Victory Christian 32
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Victory Christian couldn’t stop Banks Academy Friday night, falling in a 52-32 shootout in Birmingham.
With the loss, Victory Christian drops to 5-3 overall and 3-3 in district play.
Running back Dallas Colom had 16 carries for 242 rushing yards, including an 80-yard touchdown run, while Nadarion Higgins had one touchdown catch for 29 yards. Quarterback Drake Clements was 6 of 15 passing for 38 yards with three interceptions. Clements also had three rushing touchdowns.
Victory Christian is back in action Friday against Ezekiel Academy at home.
Starkville Academy 44, Bayou Academy 0
CLEVELAND, MS — After a loss to Pillow Academy last week, Starkville Academy took care of business against Bayou Academy Friday, posting a shutout with a 44-0 victory. With the win, the Vols improve to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in Class 5A, District 1.
Starkville Academy raced out to a 28-0 halftime lead. Player stats were not available.
The Vols are back in action against rival Heritage Academy in a home matchup Friday.
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