Mississippi High School Basketball - Morton edges Kemper CountyJanuary 5, 2021: DeKalb, MS 39328
The Morton Panthers (Morton, MS) basketball nipped the host Kemper County Wildcats (DeKalb, MS), 55-52 in Tuesday's league test.
The Panthers (10-4) will now prepare for their test against Forest (Forest, MS). The Bearcats go into the non-league test with a 0-7 record. In their last test, Forest was tipped by Southeast Lauderdale (Meridian, MS), 60-51, in a league test.
The Wildcats now own a 2-1 record. They play next when they host Southeast Lauderdale for a 3A Region 5 test on Friday, January 8. Kemper County will encounter a Tigers squad coming off a 60-51 league win over Forest (Forest, MS). The Tigers record now stands at 3-3.