Mississippi High School Basketball - Mantachie holds off Smithville
(January 3, 2011: Smithville, MS 38870) Mantachie Mustangs (Mantachie, MS) backers were in high spirits Monday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the host Smithville Seminoles (Smithville, MS), 36-34 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Mantachie upgrades its record to 8-6 on the season. The Mustangs travel to Baldwyn (Baldwyn, MS) to play the Bearcats in a 2A Region 1 bout on Friday, January 7. The Bearcats go into the bout with a record of 10-2.
Next up, the Seminoles play the Okolona Chieftains (Okolona, MS) in a 1A Region 4 bout, on Tuesday, January 4. Smithville will attempt to upgrade on its 2-4 season record. The Chieftains go into the bout with a 10-5 record after their 50-37 non-league loss to Calhoun City (Calhoun City, MS).