Mississippi High School Basketball - Pine Grove nips East UnionJanuary 30, 2021: Ripley, MS 38663
Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Pine Grove Panthers (Ripley, MS) and the visiting East Union Urchins (Blue Springs, MS), saw Pine Grove's basketball squad hold off East Union by a tally of 44-40.
With the victory, Pine Grove improves its record to 11-10 on the campaign. The Panthers travel to Jumpertown (Booneville, MS) to play the Cardinals in a 1A Region 1 challenge on Monday, February 1. The Cardinals come into the challenge with a record of 4-8. Jumpertown won 44-39 in their recent league challenge against Blue Mountain (Blue Mountain, MS)
Next up, the Urchins play the West Union Eagles (Myrtle, MS) in a non-league challenge, on Tuesday, February 2. East Union will attempt to improve on its 8-13 season record. The Eagles come into the battle with a 16-7 record after their 51-38 league loss to Myrtle (Myrtle, MS).