Mississippi High School Basketball - Pine Grove nips BiggersvilleJanuary 31, 2017: Ripley, MS 38663
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Pine Grove Panthers (Ripley, MS) and the visiting Biggersville Lions (Corinth, MS), saw Pine Grove's basketball squad hold off Biggersville by a tally of 59-52.
With the victory, Pine Grove improves its record to 15-9 on the campaign. The Panthers host Tupelo Christian Prep (Belden, MS) to play the Eagles in a 1A Region 1 challenge on Thursday, February 2. The Eagles come into the challenge with a record of 8-9. Tupelo Christian Prep lost 55-47 in their recent league challenge against Thrasher (Booneville, MS)
Next up, the Lions play the Alcorn Central Bears (Glen, MS) in a non-league challenge, on Friday, February 3. Biggersville will attempt to improve on its 16-7 season record. The Bears come into the challenge with a 1-23 record after their 92-50 non-league loss to Biggersville (Corinth, MS).