JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Starkville Academy Volunteers captured their 7th MAIS football state championship Saturday in Jackson.
The Vols defeated defending class AAA champs Indianola Academy 21-14 in overtime.
Noah Methvin scored the equalizer in the 4th quarter.
Starkville Academy got the ball first in overtime and scored when Taylor Arnold found Kyle Favor in the corner of the end zone.
The Volunteer defense came up with a goal line stand in overtime to seal the victory.
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