Mississippi High School Basketball - St. Andrew's Episcopal can't hold off Velma JacksonJanuary 15, 2019: Camden, MS 39045
The St. Andrew's Episcopal Saints basketball team (Ridgeland, MS), was nudged 71-69 in Tuesday's league battle with the host Velma Jackson Falcons (Camden, MS)
The Falcons now sport a 9-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host McLaurin for a 3A Region 6 battle on Friday, January 18. Velma Jackson will battle a Tigers team coming off a 83-30 league win over Raleigh (Raleigh, MS). The Tigers record now stands at 13-6.
The Saints (12-6) will now prepare for their battle against Crystal Springs (Crystal Springs, MS). The Tigers come into the 3A Region 6 battle with a 12-4 record. In their last battle, Crystal Springs edged Magee (Magee, MS), 53-42, in a league battle.