Mississippi High School Basketball - Houston thwarts South PontotocDecember 18, 2009: Pontotoc, MS 38863
The Houston Hilltoppers (Houston, MS) basketball felled the host South Pontotoc Cougars (Pontotoc, MS), 80-71 in Friday's non-league test.
The Hilltoppers (5-6) will now prepare for their test against Oxford (Oxford, MS). The Chargers go into the non-league test with a 5-5 record. In their last test, Oxford defeated Madison Central (Madison, MS), 68-53, in a non-league test.
The Cougars now own a 9-6 record. They take the field next when they travel to Saltillo for a non-league test on Saturday, January 2. South Pontotoc will clash with a Tigers squad coming off a 68-42 league loss to West Point (West Point, MS). The Tigers record now stands at 1-6.