Mississippi High School Basketball - New Site nips WheelerDecember 18, 2018: Wheeler, MS 38880
New Site Royals (New Site, MS) backers were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the host Wheeler Eagles (Wheeler, MS), 55-53 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, New Site upgrades its record to 11-5 on the campaign. The Royals host Kossuth (Kossuth, MS) to play the Aggies in a non-league bout on Thursday, December 20. The Aggies come into the bout with a record of 2-10. Kossuth lost 72-33 in their recent non-league bout against Saltillo (Saltillo, MS)
Next up, the Eagles play the Thrasher Rebels (Booneville, MS) in a 1A Region 1 bout, on Friday, January 4. Wheeler will attempt to upgrade on its 10-5 season record. The Rebels come into the bout with a 1-11 record after their 77-76 non-league loss to Jumpertown (Booneville, MS).