Mississippi High School Basketball - Mendenhall knocked off by Northeast JonesJanuary 11, 2019: Laurel, MS 39443
The Northeast Jones Tigers basketball team scored 57 points and held the visiting Mendenhall Tigers to 49 in the Tigers league triumph on Friday.
The Tigers now sport a 5-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host Quitman for a 4A Region 5 contest on Tuesday, January 15. Northeast Jones will battle a Panthers team coming off a 43-33 non-league loss to Pascagoula (Pascagoula, MS). The Panthers record now stands at 4-14.
The Tigers (7-10) will now prepare for their contest against Northeast Lauderdale (Meridian, MS). The Trojans enter the 4A Region 5 contest with a 14-3 record. In their last contest, Northeast Lauderdale ran past Newton County (Decatur, MS), 65-39, in a league contest.