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The Newton County (Decatur, MS) varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's home conference game against Florence (MS) by a score of 43-33.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Florence----43
Newton County----33
Final score provided by L. Dixon.
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Game Story

Mississippi High School Basketball - Florence fells Newton County

January 12, 2021: Decatur, MS 39327

Florence Eagles (Florence, MS) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad thwart the host Newton County Cougars (Decatur, MS), 43-33 in a league bout.

With the win, Florence upgrades its record to 11-5 on the season. The Eagles travel to Mendenhall (Mendenhall, MS) to play the Tigers in a 4A Region 5 bout on Friday, January 15. The Tigers go into the bout with a record of 1-8. Mendenhall lost 55-39 in their recent league bout against Quitman (Quitman, MS)

Next up, the Cougars play the Richland Rangers (Richland, MS) in a 4A Region 5 bout, on Friday, January 15. Newton County will attempt to upgrade on its 3-5 season record. The Rangers go into the bout with a 0-9 record after their 62-12 league loss to Quitman (Quitman, MS).

Rankings & Records

Florence (20-21)

MSReg.
14428
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
18-97-48-39-51-1.667.6361,085863

Newton County (20-21)

MSReg.
17833
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
4-101-42-42-40-2.286.200572611

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Florence
8.310.08.713.040.2
Newton County
10.110.612.39.040.9

Head-to-Head

  • Florence won on 1/12/2021
    1/12 @ 6aQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Florence----43
    Newton County----33

    The Florence (MS) varsity basketball team won Tuesday's away conference game against Newton County (Decatur, MS) by a score of 43-33.

  • Florence won on 1/29/2021
    1/29 @ 6aQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Newton County----38
    Florence----41

    The Newton County (Decatur, MS) varsity basketball team lost Friday's away conference game against Florence (MS) by a score of 41-38.

Record Breakdown

Florence (20-21)

Newton County (20-21)

18-9
Overall
4-10
9-4
League
1-5
9-4
Non-League
2-3
2-0
Head to Head
0-2
3-3
Common Opponent
1-3
8-3
Home
2-4
9-5
Away
2-4
1-1
Neutral
0-2
0-1
Playoff
0-1
18-9
In-State
4-10
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0