Mississippi High School Basketball - Lawrence County over Amite CountyDecember 30, 2021: Monticello, MS 39654
Fans at Thursday's league challenge between the Lawrence County Cougars (Monticello, MS) and the visiting Amite County Trojans (Liberty, MS), saw Lawrence County's basketball squad overcome Amite County by a tally of 52-40.
With the victory, Lawrence County improves its record to 7-7 on the campaign. The Cougars host Forrest County Agricultural (Brooklyn, MS) to confront the Aggies in a 4A Region 7 challenge on Tuesday, January 4. The Aggies come into the challenge with a record of 4-1. Forrest County Agricultural won 85-61 in their recent non-league challenge against Lamar Christian (Purvis, MS)
Next up, the Trojans confront the East Marion Eagles (Columbia, MS) in a 2A Region 7 battle, on Friday, January 7. Amite County will attempt to improve on its 7-7 season record. The Eagles come into the battle with a 7-8 record after their 79-50 league win over Bogue Chitto (Bogue Chitto, MS).