Mississippi High School Basketball - Hayes edges Columbus
(January 19, 2008: Columbus, MS 39702) The Hayes Pacesetters (Birmingham, AL) basketball nipped the host Columbus Falcons (Columbus, MS), 63-58 in Saturday's non-league test.
The Pacesetters (17-5) will now prepare for their test against Tarrant (Birmingham, AL). The Wildcats go into the non-league test with a 9-3 record. In their last test, Tarrant got by St. Clair County (Odenville, AL), 83-54, in a league test.
The Falcons now own a 14-8 record. They take the field next when they host Tupelo for a 5A Region 2 test on Tuesday, January 22. Columbus will clash with a Golden Wave squad coming off a 80-62 league loss to Starkville (Starkville, MS). The Golden Wave record now stands at 8-6.