The situation did not look good for the Starkville Academy junior varsity football team at halftime of Thursday's game against Magnolia Heights.
Down 26-14 midway through the outing, the Volunteers knew they had not played a very well.
It was a different story in the second half.
Starkville Academy used a powerful running game and benefitted some two turnovers in the second half to take a 35-26 win at home.
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