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The Pearl River Central (Carriere, MS) varsity basketball team won Tuesday's neutral playoff game against Natchez (MS) by a score of 61-59.

This game is a part of the "2018 MHSAA Boys Basketball Championships - Boys 5A" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Natchez----59
Pearl River Central----61
Final score provided by J. Smith.
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Game Story

Mississippi High School Basketball - Pearl River Central nudges Natchez

February 20, 2018: Natchez, MS 39120

Pearl River Central Blue Devils (Carriere, MS) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the host Natchez Bulldogs (Natchez, MS), 61-59 in a non-league bout.

With the win, Pearl River Central upgrades its record to 20-7 on the season. The Blue Devils travel to Stone (Wiggins, MS) to clash with the Tomcats in a non-league bout on Saturday, February 24. The Tomcats go into the bout with a record of 23-5. Stone won 54-47 in their recent non-league bout against Long Beach (Long Beach, MS)

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    Game Started
    Natchez
    Bulldogs
    0 - 0
    PRCHS
    Blue Devils
    Posted @ 8p
  2. J. Lossett

    3rd Quarter
    Natchez
    Bulldogs
    40 - 33
    PRCHS
    Blue Devils
    Posted @ 8p
  3. J. Lossett

    3rd Quarter
    Natchez
    Bulldogs
    51 - 54
    PRCHS
    Blue Devils
    Posted @ 8:04p
  4. J. Smith

    Final
    Natchez
    Bulldogs
    59 - 61
    PRCHS
    Blue Devils

Rankings & Records

Natchez (17-18)

NationalMSReg.
5,7128716
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
14-113-36-26-52-4.560.5001,5831,553

Pearl River Central (17-18)

NationalMSReg.
6,1319420
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
20-84-37-18-75-0.714.5711,5531,357

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Natchez
13.915.313.616.712.763.3
Pearl River Central
14.712.313.115.9-55.5

Team Stat Comparison

NatchezPearl River Central
-Points Per Game55.1
-Rebounds Per Game22.9
-Assists Per Game8.9
-Steals Per Game9.8
-Blocks Per Game1.2

Team Leaders

NatchezPearl River CentralNational Avg.
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Points Per Game#4 A.J Banks21.15.0
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Rebounds Per Game#4 A.J Banks6.92.6
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Assists Per Game#2 Jason Long3.01.0
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Steals Per Game#4 A.J Banks3.30.8
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Blocks Per Game#4 A.J Banks0.60.3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Natchez1-0Pearl River Central3-0
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
1/9/18North PikeNatchez(W) 72-481/5/18Pearl River CentralNorth Pike(W) 53-52
2/9/18North PikePearl River Central(W) 65-39
2/13/18Pearl River CentralNorth Pike(W) 51-47

Record Breakdown

Natchez (17-18)

Pearl River Central (17-18)

14-11
Overall
20-8
3-3
League
4-3
8-5
Non-League
12-4
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
1-0
Common Opponent
3-0
6-2
Home
7-1
6-5
Away
8-7
2-4
Neutral
5-0
0-1
Playoff
1-1
14-10
In-State
18-8
0-1
Out-of-State
2-0