Mississippi High School Basketball - Poplarville over Long BeachJanuary 5, 2019: Long Beach, MS 39560
Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Poplarville Hornets (Poplarville, MS) and the host Long Beach Bearcats (Long Beach, MS), saw Poplarville's basketball squad overcome Long Beach by a tally of 54-38.
With the victory, Poplarville improves its record to 8-4 on the campaign. The Hornets host Lawrence County (Monticello, MS) to confront the Cougars in a 4A Region 7 challenge on Tuesday, January 8. The Cougars come into the challenge with a record of 7-6. Lawrence County won 48-24 in their recent league challenge against Greene County (Leakesville, MS)
Next up, the Bearcats confront the Gautier Gators (Gautier, MS) in a 5A Region 8 challenge, on Tuesday, January 8. Long Beach will attempt to improve on its 6-8 season record. The Gators come into the challenge with a 4-8 record after their 40-36 league loss to West Harrison (Gulfport, MS).