Mississippi High School Basketball - Northeast Jones topped by FlorenceJanuary 17, 2020: Laurel, MS 39443
The Florence Eagles basketball team scored 60 points and restricted the host Northeast Jones Tigers to 51 in the Eagles league victory on Friday.
The Eagles now sport a 14-7 record. They put it on the line next when they host Richland for a 4A Region 5 contest on Tuesday, January 21. Florence will battle a Rangers team coming off a 69-49 league win over Mendenhall (Mendenhall, MS). The Rangers record now stands at 12-4.
The Tigers (3-13) will now prepare for their outing against Newton County (Decatur, MS). The Cougars go into the 4A Region 5 outing with a 6-13 record. In their last outing, Newton County was beaten by Quitman (Quitman, MS), 92-44, in a league outing.