Mississippi High School Basketball - West Lauderdale succumbs to Newton CountyJanuary 30, 2018: Decatur, MS 39327
The Newton County Cougars topped the visiting West Lauderdale Knights basketball team by a final score of 54-44 in Tuesday's league game.
In their next game, the Cougars face the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans (Meridian, MS) in a 4A Region 5 game, on Friday, February 2. Newton County will attempt to move on its 11-9 season record. The Trojans enter the game with a 13-10 record after their 52-40 league win over Quitman (Quitman, MS).
With the defeat, West Lauderdale moves to 9-12 on the year. The Knights travel to Mendenhall (Mendenhall, MS) to face the Tigers in a 4A Region 5 game on Friday, February 2. The Tigers enter the game with a record of 0-18. Mendenhall lost 61-26 in their recent league game against Northeast Jones (Laurel, MS)