Mississippi High School Basketball - Florence edges South PikeJanuary 31, 2017: Florence, MS 39073
The Florence Eagles (Florence, MS) basketball nipped the visiting South Pike Eagles (Magnolia, MS), 56-51 in Tuesday's league test.
The Eagles (16-6) will now prepare for their test against North Pike (Summit, MS). The Jaguars go into the 4A Region 6 test with a 14-7 record. In their last test, North Pike got by Richland (Richland, MS), 69-34, in a league test.
The Eagles now own a 13-5 record. They play next when they travel to Lawrence County for a 4A Region 6 test on Friday, February 3. South Pike will encounter a Cougars squad coming off a 49-42 league loss to McComb (McComb, MS). The Cougars record now stands at 11-12.