Mississippi High School Basketball - Lumberton thwarted by PurvisJanuary 4, 2019: Lumberton, MS 39455
The Lumberton Panthers basketball team (Lumberton, MS), dropped 56-40 in Friday's non-league battle with the visiting Purvis Tornadoes (Purvis, MS)
The Tornadoes now possess a 15-3 record. They put it on the line next when they host Sumrall for a 4A Region 7 battle on Tuesday, January 8. Purvis will confront a Bobcats team coming off a 48-46 non-league loss to Sacred Heart (Hattiesburg, MS). The Bobcats record now stands at 2-9.
The Panthers (4-8) will now prepare for their battle against East Marion (Columbia, MS). The Eagles come into the 1A Region 8 battle with a 7-9 record. In their last battle, East Marion dropped by McComb (McComb, MS), 66-33, in a non-league battle.