Mississippi High School Basketball - Greene County nips Kemper County
(December 30, 2011: DeKalb, MS 39328) Fans at Friday's non-league challenge between the Greene County Tigers (Eutaw, AL) and the host Kemper County Wildcats (DeKalb, MS), saw Greene County's basketball squad hold off Kemper County by a score of 59-57.
With the victory, Greene County improves its record to 10-2 on the campaign. The Tigers host Sumter Central (York, AL) to battle the Jaguars in a 4A Area 7 challenge on Friday, January 6. The Jaguars come into the challenge with a record of 9-4. Sumter Central won 76-57 in their recent non-league challenge against Choctaw County (Butler, AL)
The Wildcats now own a 9-7 record. They take the field next when they travel to Quitman for a non-league test on Friday, January 6. Kemper County will clash with a Panthers squad coming off a 53-36 league win over Newton County (Decatur, MS). The Panthers record now stands at 6-8.