Mississippi High School Basketball - South Jones edged by West JonesJanuary 4, 2019: Ellisville, MS 39437
The South Jones Braves basketball team (Ellisville, MS), was nudged 65-62 in Friday's league battle with the visiting West Jones Mustangs (Laurel, MS)
The Mustangs now possess a 8-9 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Wayne County for a 5A Region 5 battle on Tuesday, January 8. West Jones will confront a War Eagles team coming off a 63-56 non-league win over Jefferson County (Fayette, MS). The War Eagles record now stands at 9-8.
The Braves (3-12) will now prepare for their battle against Laurel (Laurel, MS). The Golden Tornadoes come into the 5A Region 5 battle with a 6-6 record. In their last battle, Laurel edged Wayne County (Waynesboro, MS), 66-59, in a league battle.