Mississippi High School Basketball - Morton thwarts ClarkdaleJanuary 16, 2021: Morton, MS 39117
The Morton Panthers (Morton, MS) basketball knocked off the visiting Clarkdale Bulldogs (Meridian, MS), 49-29 in Saturday's league test.
The Panthers (15-4) will now prepare for their test against Southeast Lauderdale (Meridian, MS). The Tigers go into the 3A Region 5 test with a 6-3 record. In their last test, Southeast Lauderdale notched a victory over Clarkdale (Meridian, MS), 53-35, in a league test.
The Bulldogs now own a 10-7 record. They play next when they host Forest for a 3A Region 5 test on Tuesday, January 19. Clarkdale will encounter a Bearcats squad coming off a 54-49 league loss to Morton (Morton, MS). The Bearcats record now stands at 0-9.