Tennessee High School Basketball - Southern Baptist holds off Fayette AcademyJanuary 19, 2012: Somerville, TN 38068
Southern Baptist Trojans (Southaven, MS) backers were pleased Thursday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the host Fayette Academy Vikings (Somerville, TN), 65-61 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Southern Baptist upgrades its record to 9-7 on the campaign. The Trojans host Bishop Byrne (Memphis, TN) to play the Red Knights in a Division II-A - West 1 bout on Friday, January 20. The Red Knights come into the bout with a record of 6-11. Bishop Byrne lost 88-54 in their recent league bout against Lausanne Collegiate (Memphis, TN)
Next up, the Vikings play the St. George's Gryphons (Collierville, TN) in a Division II-A - West 2 bout, on Friday, January 20. Fayette Academy will attempt to upgrade on its 16-5 season record. The Gryphons come into the bout with a 12-5 record after their 68-61 non-league loss to Briarcrest Christian (Eads, TN).