Mississippi High School Basketball - Yazoo County nips HattiesburgDecember 29, 2018: Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Yazoo County Panthers (Yazoo City, MS) backers were pleased Saturday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the host Hattiesburg Tigers (Hattiesburg, MS), 76-72 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Yazoo County upgrades its record to 16-0 on the campaign. The Panthers host Ruleville Central (Ruleville, MS) to play the Tigers in a 3A Region 3 bout on Friday, January 4. The Tigers come into the bout with a record of 2-5. Ruleville Central lost 70-35 in their recent non-league bout against Gentry (Indianola, MS)
Next up, the Tigers play the Picayune Maroon Tide (Picayune, MS) in a 5A Region 7 test, on Tuesday, January 8. Hattiesburg will attempt to advance on its 12-4 season record.