Mississippi High School Basketball - Columbia edges South Pike
(January 24, 2012: Magnolia, MS 39652) The Columbia Wildcats (Columbia, MS) basketball nipped the host South Pike Eagles (Magnolia, MS), 67-62 in Tuesday's league test.
The Wildcats (12-7) will now prepare for their test against North Pike (Summit, MS). The Jaguars go into the 4A Region 7 outing with a 17-3 record. In their last outing, North Pike nipped Purvis (Purvis, MS), 65-35, in a league outing.
The Eagles now own a 17-6 record. They take the field next when they host Lawrence County for a 4A Region 7 outing on Friday, January 27. South Pike will encounter a Cougars squad coming off a 60-50 non-league loss to Wayne County (Waynesboro, MS). The Cougars record now stands at 10-8.