Mississippi High School Basketball - Newton County can't hold off FlorenceJanuary 29, 2021: Florence, MS 39073
The Florence Eagles basketball team scored 41 points and restricted the visiting Newton County Cougars to 38 in the Eagles league victory on Friday.
The Eagles now sport a 15-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host Mendenhall for a 4A Region 5 contest on Tuesday, February 2. Florence will battle a Tigers team coming off a 57-41 league loss to Quitman (Quitman, MS). The Tigers record now stands at 1-12.
The Cougars (3-7) will now prepare for their contest against Richland (Richland, MS). The Rangers come into the 4A Region 5 contest with a 0-11 record. In their last contest, Richland was nudged by Quitman (Quitman, MS), 68-8, in a league contest.