Mississippi High School Basketball - Hattiesburg holds off Wayne CountyJanuary 2, 2018: Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Fans at Tuesday's non-league challenge between the Hattiesburg Tigers (Hattiesburg, MS) and the visiting Wayne County War Eagles (Waynesboro, MS), saw Hattiesburg's basketball squad hold off Wayne County by a tally of 44-37.
With the victory, Hattiesburg improves its record to 10-5 on the campaign. The Tigers travel to Picayune (Picayune, MS) to encounter the Maroon Tide in a 5A Region 7 test on Tuesday, January 9. The Maroon Tide go into the test with a record of 13-4. Picayune lost 60-46 in their recent non-league test against Pascagoula (Pascagoula, MS)
The War Eagles now own a 7-8 record. They play next when they travel to Laurel for a 5A Region 5 test on Friday, January 5. Wayne County will encounter a Golden Tornadoes squad coming off a 72-62 league win over South Jones (Ellisville, MS). The Golden Tornadoes record now stands at 10-4.