Mississippi High School Basketball - Lawrence County edges East MarionDecember 22, 2018: Columbia, MS 39429
The Lawrence County Cougars (Monticello, MS) basketball nipped the host East Marion Eagles (Columbia, MS), 45-42 in Saturday's non-league test.
The Cougars (5-5) will now prepare for their test against Pass Christian (Pass Christian, MS). The Pirates go into the non-league test with a 13-0 record. In their last test, Pass Christian got by Gulfport (Gulfport, MS), 53-37, in a non-league test.
The Eagles now own a 7-7 record. They play next when they travel to Wilkinson County for a non-league test on Friday, December 28. East Marion will encounter a Wildcats squad coming off a 75-31 non-league loss to South Pike (Magnolia, MS). The Wildcats record now stands at 2-7.