Mississippi High School Basketball - Pearl edges Jim Hill
(January 7, 2012: Pearl, MS 39208) The Pearl Pirates (Pearl, MS) basketball nipped the visiting Jim Hill Tigers (Jackson, MS), 57-52 in Saturday's non-league test.
The Pirates (16-2) will now prepare for their test against McComb (McComb, MS). The Tigers go into the 5A Region 6 test with a 11-8 record. In their last test, McComb Brookhaven (Brookhaven, MS), 0-0, in a league test.
The Tigers now own a 16-3 record. They take the field next when they host Madison Central for a 6A Region 4 test on Tuesday, January 10. Jim Hill will clash with a Jaguars squad coming off a 54-47 non-league win over Murrah (Jackson, MS). The Jaguars record now stands at 9-9.