Mississippi High School Basketball - Morton edged by Southeast LauderdaleJanuary 22, 2019: Morton, MS 39117
The Morton Panthers basketball team (Morton, MS), was nudged 51-47 in Tuesday's league battle with the visiting Southeast Lauderdale Tigers (Meridian, MS)
The Tigers now possess a 5-13 record. They put it on the line next when they host Forest for a 3A Region 5 battle on Friday, January 25. Southeast Lauderdale will confront a Bearcats team coming off a 57-40 league loss to Choctaw Central (Philadelphia, MS). The Bearcats record now stands at 9-10.
The Panthers (4-16) will now prepare for their battle against Kemper County (DeKalb, MS). The Wildcats come into the 3A Region 5 battle with a 13-9 record. In their last battle, Kemper County edged Winona (Winona, MS), 68-61, in a league battle.