Mississippi High School Basketball - Saltillo holds off LafayetteJanuary 5, 2021: Oxford, MS 38655
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Saltillo Tigers (Saltillo, MS) and the host Lafayette Commodores (Oxford, MS), saw Saltillo's basketball squad hold off Lafayette by a tally of 43-40.
With the victory, Saltillo improves its record to 6-5 on the campaign. The Tigers travel to Nettleton (Nettleton, MS) to confront the Tigers in a non-league challenge on Friday, January 8. The Tigers come into the challenge with a record of 10-1. Nettleton won 52-40 in their recent league challenge against Belmont (Belmont, MS)
Next up, the Commodores confront the Center Hill Mustangs (Olive Branch, MS) in a 5A Region 1 challenge, on Friday, January 8. Lafayette will attempt to improve on its 2-7 season record. The Mustangs come into the challenge with a 9-7 record after their 83-51 league win over Lake Cormorant (Lake Cormorant, MS).