Mississippi High School Basketball - Velma Jackson edged by CantonFebruary 3, 2018: Camden, MS 39045
The Velma Jackson Falcons basketball team (Camden, MS), was nudged 44-42 in Saturday's non-league battle with the visiting Canton Tigers (Canton, MS)
The Tigers now possess a 15-9 record. They put it on the line next when they host South Jones for a non-league battle on Friday, February 9. Canton will confront a Braves team coming off a 50-48 non-league win over Hattiesburg (Hattiesburg, MS). The Braves record now stands at 23-3.
The Falcons (16-5) will now prepare for their battle against McLaurin (Florence, MS). The Tigers come into the 3A Region 6 battle with a 8-14 record. In their last battle, McLaurin edged Raleigh (Raleigh, MS), 52-47, in a league battle.