Starkville moves to the top of the first in-season High School Football America Mississippi Top 10

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Starkville’s 40-28 victory over preseason No. 1 West Point moves the Yellow Jackets to the top spot in our first regular season High School Football America Mississippi Top 10. Starkville was led by 4-star quarterback Luke Altmyer, who has given his verbal to Florida State.

Altmyer tossed three first half TD passes, plus ripped-off a 74-yard scoring run.

West Point, the four-time defending state champs, tumble to No. 4 this week.

Clinton moves-up four spots to No. 3 in the rankings after an impressive 30-7 win over preseason No. 4 Brandon, which knocks the Bulldogs out of the statewide rankings created with our proprietary algorithm.

Madison-Ridgeland is up two this week to No. 7 after defeating Jackson Academy 20-10.

High School Football America Mississippi Top 10

No. 1 Starkville (1-0), LW: #2

No. 2 Madison Central (1-0), LW: #3

No. 3 Clinton (1-0), LW: #7

No. 4 West Point (0-1), LW: #1

No. 5 South Panola (1-0), LW: #5

No. 6 Oxford (1-0), LW: #6

No. 7 Madison-Ridgeland (3-0), LW: #9

No. 8 Picayune (1-0), LW: #8

No. 9 Neshoba Central (1-0), LW: #10

No. 10 Oak Grove (1-0), LW: NR

Dropped-out: No. 4 Brandon

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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