Mississippi High School Basketball - Velma Jackson nudges CantonFebruary 3, 2018: Camden, MS 39045
Velma Jackson Falcons (Camden, MS) backers were in high spirits Saturday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the visiting Canton Tigers (Canton, MS), 70-67 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Velma Jackson upgrades its record to 12-9 on the season. The Falcons host McLaurin (Florence, MS) to clash with the Tigers in a 3A Region 6 bout on Tuesday, February 6. The Tigers go into the bout with a record of 7-14. McLaurin won 55-52 in their recent league bout against Raleigh (Raleigh, MS)
Next up, the Tigers clash with the South Jones Braves (Ellisville, MS) in a non-league bout, on Friday, February 9. Canton will attempt to upgrade on its 24-3 season record.