Mississippi High School Basketball - McLaurin edges RaleighFebruary 1, 2019: Raleigh, MS 39153
The McLaurin Tigers (Florence, MS) basketball nipped the host Raleigh Lions (Raleigh, MS), 44-37 in Friday's league test.
The Tigers (14-12) will now prepare for their test against Velma Jackson (Camden, MS). The Falcons go into the 3A Region 6 test with a 6-13 record. In their last test, Velma Jackson was tipped by Canton (Canton, MS), 58-45, in a non-league test.
The Lions now own a 10-13 record. They play next when they host Magee for a 3A Region 6 test on Tuesday, February 5. Raleigh will encounter a Trojans squad coming off a 50-30 league loss to Crystal Springs (Crystal Springs, MS). The Trojans record now stands at 8-16.