Per Clarion Ledger
It looked like Starkville was on its way to a rout early in the first quarter of its rivalry game against West Point. They jumped ahead to a 14-0 lead and seemed to be unstoppable.
Then, West Point showed the mettle of a program that won three straight state championships.
The Green Wave (2-1) responded to Starkville's hot start with 28 unanswered points and staved off a late comeback en route to an impressive 41-35 win over the Jackets (1-2).
Here are a few takeaways from West Point's win.
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Here are our picks for the third week of the season including our Top 10 game and all that games that will be played Thursday night and Friday night.
Top 10 Games of the Week
Oak Grove (1-0) at Gulfport (2-0)
Brooks: Oak Grove
Shields: Oak Grove
Starkville (1-1) at West Point (1-1)
Brandon (1-1) at Clinton (1-1)
Grenada (2-0) at Oxford (1-1)
Ridgeland (2-0) at Pearl (2-0)
North Panola (2-0) at Charleston (2-0)
Brooks: North Panola
Shields: North Panola
Jefferson Davis County (1-1) at Taylorsville (2-0)
Scott Central (1-1) at Pelahatchie (2-0)
Shields: Scott Central
Biggersville (1-0) at Tupelo Christian (2-0)
Brooks: Tupelo Christian
Shields: Tupelo Christian
Heritage Academy (2-0) at Magnolia Heights (2-0)
Shields: Heritage Academy
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