Mississippi High School Basketball - East Union nipped by MyrtleJanuary 7, 2020: Blue Springs, MS 38828
The Myrtle Hawks tipped the host East Union Urchins basketball team by a final score of 74-67 in Tuesday's non-league game.
In their next game, the Hawks face the Ashland Blue Devils (Ashland, MS) in a 1A Region 3 game, on Friday, January 10. Myrtle will attempt to move on its 6-10 season record. The Blue Devils enter the game with a 4-9 record after their 70-42 non-league loss to Holly Springs (Holly Springs, MS).
With the defeat, East Union moves to 9-4 on the year. The Urchins host Mantachie (Mantachie, MS) to face the Mustangs in a 2A Region 1 game on Friday, January 10. The Mustangs enter the game with a record of 9-5. Mantachie won 51-41 in their recent non-league game against Smithville (Smithville, MS)