Mississippi High School Basketball - Lawrence County nipped by FlorenceJanuary 27, 2017: Florence, MS 39073
The Florence Eagles tipped the visiting Lawrence County Cougars basketball team by a final score of 65-63 in Friday's league game.
In their next game, the Eagles face the South Pike Eagles (Magnolia, MS) in a 4A Region 6 game, on Tuesday, January 31. Florence will attempt to move on its 15-6 season record. The Eagles enter the game with a 13-4 record after their 69-41 league win over Richland (Richland, MS).
With the defeat, Lawrence County moves to 11-11 on the year. The Cougars host McComb (McComb, MS) to face the Tigers in a 4A Region 6 game on Tuesday, January 31. The Tigers enter the game with a record of 11-7. McComb lost 56-55 in their recent league game against North Pike (Summit, MS)