Mississippi High School Basketball - Richland overwhelmed by Newton CountyFebruary 2, 2021: Decatur, MS 39327
The Richland Rangers basketball team (Richland, MS), was overwhelmed 49-13 in Tuesday's league battle with the host Newton County Cougars (Decatur, MS)
The Cougars now possess a 4-7 record. They put it on the line next when they host Quitman for a 4A Region 5 battle on Friday, February 5. Newton County will confront a Panthers team coming off a 45-41 league win over Northeast Jones (Laurel, MS). The Panthers record now stands at 11-3.
The Rangers (0-12) will now prepare for their battle against Mendenhall (Mendenhall, MS). The Tigers come into the 4A Region 5 battle with a 1-13 record. In their last battle, Mendenhall was overwhelmed by Florence (Florence, MS), 54-25, in a league battle.