Mississippi High School Basketball - Neshoba Central holds off VicksburgJanuary 13, 2017: Philadelphia, MS 39350
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Neshoba Central Rockets (Philadelphia, MS) and the visiting Vicksburg Gators (Vicksburg, MS), saw Neshoba Central's basketball squad hold off Vicksburg by a tally of 50-46.
With the victory, Neshoba Central improves its record to 17-2 on the campaign. The Rockets travel to Ridgeland (Ridgeland, MS) to confront the Titans in a 5A Region 4 challenge on Friday, January 20. The Titans come into the challenge with a record of 12-6.
Next up, the Gators confront the Picayune Maroon Tide (Picayune, MS) in a non-league challenge, on Monday, January 16. Vicksburg will attempt to improve on its 9-5 season record. The Maroon Tide come into the battle with a 13-5 record after their 66-31 league win over Pearl River Central (Carriere, MS).