Mississippi High School Basketball - McLaurin trounced by Velma Jackson
(January 7, 2011: Camden, MS 39045) In Friday's league match, the host Velma Jackson Falcons basketball team scored a decisive 78-53 triumph over the McLaurin Tigers.
In their next game, the Falcons face the Forest Bearcats (Forest, MS) in a 3A Region 6 match, on Tuesday, January 11. Velma Jackson will attempt to move on its 11-6 season record. The Bearcats enter the match with a 9-4 record after their 47-45 non-league win over Scott Central (Forest, MS).
With the defeat, McLaurin moves to 9-8 on the year. The Tigers travel to Raleigh (Raleigh, MS) to face the Lions in a 3A Region 6 match on Tuesday, January 11. The Lions enter the match with a record of 5-8. Raleigh won 68-63 in their recent non-league match against Stringer (Stringer, MS)