Mississippi High School Basketball - Choctaw Central winner over Newton County
(January 30, 2010: Decatur, MS 39327) The Choctaw Central Warriors (Philadelphia, MS) basketball knocked off the host Newton County Cougars (Decatur, MS), 65-54 in Saturday's non-league test.
The Warriors (17-6) will now prepare for their test against Clarkdale (Meridian, MS). The Bulldogs go into the 3A Region 5 test with a 12-9 record. In their last test, Clarkdale was beaten by Kemper County (DeKalb, MS), 85-35, in a league test.
The Cougars now own a 14-6 record. They take the field next when they travel to Richland for a 4A Region 6 test on Tuesday, February 2. Newton County will clash with a Rangers squad coming off a 61-57 league loss to Raymond (Raymond, MS). The Rangers record now stands at 10-9.