Mississippi High School Basketball - Lake trounced by NewtonJanuary 8, 2019: Newton, MS 39345
In Tuesday's league match, the host Newton Tigers basketball team scored a decisive 56-12 triumph over the Lake Hornets.
In their next game, the Tigers face the Philadelphia Tornadoes (Philadelphia, MS) in a 2A Region 4 match, on Friday, January 11. Newton will attempt to move on its 14-2 season record. The Tornadoes enter the match with a 10-6 record after their 70-45 non-league loss to Choctaw Central (Philadelphia, MS).
With the defeat, Lake moves to 7-7 on the year. The Hornets host Morton (Morton, MS) to face the Panthers in a non-league match on Friday, January 11. The Panthers enter the match with a record of 0-14. Morton lost 55-32 in their recent league match against Kemper County (DeKalb, MS)