Playoffs bring a new appearance for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
â€śItâ€™s a little bit different this year,â€ť Starkville Academy coach Mark Alexander said. â€śItâ€™s a 10-team format instead of an eight-team format and so this is essentially a play-in game.â€ť
The game Alexander refers to is the Volunteers opening round game of the Class AAA-Division II Tournament, where after finishing fourth in the North, Starkville Academy has been pitted against the Lamar School Raiders, who finished fifth in the South.
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