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

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Newton County----38
Florence----41
Final score provided by L. Dixon.
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Game Story

Mississippi High School Basketball - Newton County can't hold off Florence

January 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.

Rankings & Records

Newton County (20-21)

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

Florence (20-21)

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

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Newton County
10.110.612.39.040.9
Florence
8.310.08.713.040.2

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

Newton County (20-21)

Florence (20-21)

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