Mississippi High School Basketball - Long Beach edged by PoplarvilleJanuary 5, 2018: Long Beach, MS 39560
The Long Beach Bearcats basketball team (Long Beach, MS), was nudged 37-31 in Friday's non-league battle with the visiting Poplarville Hornets (Poplarville, MS)
The Hornets now possess a 3-8 record. They put it on the line next when they host Lawrence County for a 4A Region 7 battle on Tuesday, January 9. Poplarville will confront a Cougars team coming off a 58-43 league win over Greene County (Leakesville, MS). The Cougars record now stands at 14-3.
The Bearcats (7-9) will now prepare for their battle against Gautier (Gautier, MS). The Gators come into the 5A Region 8 battle with a 7-10 record. In their last battle, Gautier edged West Harrison (Gulfport, MS), 56-50, in a league battle.