JACKSON â€“ The Starkville Academy Volunteers found the going tough in the capital city Friday night and dropped a 49-3 decision to the Jackson Academy Raiders.
With the loss, Starkville Academy saw its overall record fall to 3-7.
The Raiders got the scoring going in the first quarter after receiving an onside kick. Duncan Maxwell capped a 49-yard, seven-play drive with a 28-yard run at the 8:41 mark.
Jackson Academy increased its advantage to 14-0 with 7:30 remaining in the first quarter when Connor Carmody caught a 36-yard pass from Colin Welsh.
There was one more touchdown for the Raiders in the first quarter when Daniel Kennedy ran in a touchdown from 14 yards out with 3:10 showing.
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