Mississippi High School Basketball - Philadelphia can't hold off Choctaw CentralJanuary 8, 2019: Philadelphia, MS 39350
The Philadelphia Tornadoes basketball team (Philadelphia, MS), was nudged 49-43 in Tuesday's non-league battle with the host Choctaw Central Warriors (Philadelphia, MS)
The Warriors now possess a 11-4 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Leake Central for a non-league battle on Friday, January 11. Choctaw Central will battle a Gators team coming off a 70-49 league loss to Louisville (Louisville, MS). The Gators record now stands at 8-9.
The Tornadoes (11-5) will now prepare for their battle against Newton (Newton, MS). The Tigers come into the 2A Region 4 battle with a 14-5 record. In their last battle, Newton edged Lake (Lake, MS), 59-48, in a league battle.