Mississippi High School Basketball - Gulfport over Picayune
(January 16, 2010: Gulfport, MS 39507) Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Gulfport Admirals (Gulfport, MS) and the visiting Picayune Maroon Tide (Picayune, MS), saw Gulfport's basketball squad knock off Picayune by a score of 75-55.
With the victory, Gulfport improves its record to 15-6 on the campaign. The Admirals travel to Petal (Petal, MS) to play the Panthers in a 6A Region 8 challenge on Tuesday, January 19. The Panthers come into the challenge with a record of 9-7. Petal lost 73-65 in their recent league challenge against Hancock (Kiln, MS)
Next up, the Maroon Tide play the Wayne County War Eagles (Waynesboro, MS) in a 5A Region 6 challenge, on Friday, January 22. Picayune will attempt to improve on its 9-9 season record. The War Eagles come into the challenge with a 14-2 record after their 79-44 non-league win over Bay Springs (Bay Springs, MS).