Mississippi High School Basketball - Wheeler edges Pine GroveJanuary 2, 2018: Wheeler, MS 38880
The Wheeler Eagles (Wheeler, MS) basketball nipped the visiting Pine Grove Panthers (Ripley, MS), 46-41 in Tuesday's league test.
The Eagles (16-1) will now prepare for their test against Thrasher (Booneville, MS). The Rebels go into the 1A Region 1 test with a 3-8 record. In their last test, Thrasher got by Jumpertown (Booneville, MS), 69-66, in a non-league test.
The Panthers now own a 6-9 record. They play next when they host Falkner for a non-league test on Friday, January 5. Pine Grove will encounter a Eagles squad coming off a 76-49 non-league loss to South Pontotoc (Pontotoc, MS). The Eagles record now stands at 3-11.