LELAND- Fourth quarter contributions from several Leland Lady Cubs helped them advanced to the second round of the 2A Region 3 finals with a hard fought 56-37 win over the East Union Lady Urchins Monday night. Leland senior guard Camariyah Butler led all scores with 24 points and provided consistent offense all evening.
For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.
The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.
St. Joseph Catholic School girls basketball coach Suzette Suggs looked out onto the court with nothing but pride as she watched her Fighting Irish play their final moments of the season Thursday night in St. Joe’s 54-39 loss to Claiborne (La.) in the quarterfinals of the MAIS Class AA South State Tournament at Greenville Christian School.
Slowly but surely, Riverside boys basketball coach Eddie Wade is turning the program around.
Wade’s Bulldogs took another big step Tuesday when they defeated Pelahtachie 61-60 in the semifinals of the Region 4-2A basketball tournament at Pisgah.
One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”
STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.
Tariyah Washington provided the all-around excellence and Jordyn Claiborne provided the long range precision to help lift the Greenville Christian School girls basketball team to a commanding 65-35 victory over Union Christian (La.) on Monday in the opening day of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament at Greenville Christian.
Throughout the night on Friday, a voice yelled, “Shoot the ball Korn!” each time the Lady Greenwaves lone senior Kornishia Smith touched the ball.
In her final home game of her high school career, Smith knocked down two deep three-pointers, both hitting nothing but the bottom of the net.
YAZOO CITY — St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball coach James Hunter described his team’s 50-45 victory over Greenville Christian School Saturday in the championship game of the Class AA District-4 tournament as a total team effort.
YAZOO CITY — Now at 19 games, Greenville Christian School boys basketball coach Logan Collins is enjoying the longest winning streak of his coaching career; however, this does not mean he wakes up every day thinking about it.