Mississippi High School Basketball - Holly Springs nips North Panola
(December 16, 2008: Sardis, MS 38666) Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Holly Springs Hawks (Holly Springs, MS) and the host North Panola Cougars (Sardis, MS), saw Holly Springs's basketball squad hold off North Panola by a score of 55-54.
With the victory, Holly Springs improves its record to 6-3 on the campaign. The Hawks host Rosa Fort (Tunica, MS) to battle the Lions in a 3A Region 3 challenge on Friday, December 19. The Lions come into the challenge with a record of 7-0. Rosa Fort won 76-44 in their recent league challenge against Lewisburg (Olive Branch, MS)
Next up, the Cougars battle the Byhalia Indians (Byhalia, MS) in a 3A Region 3 challenge, on Friday, December 19. North Panola will attempt to improve on its 5-7 season record. The Indians come into the challenge with a 7-6 record after their 81-69 league win over Independence (Independence, MS).