Mississippi High School Basketball - New Hope fells West LauderdaleDecember 29, 2018: Columbus, MS 39702
New Hope Trojans (Columbus, MS) backers were in high spirits Saturday as they witnessed their basketball squad thwart the visiting West Lauderdale Knights (Collinsville, MS), 44-34 in a non-league bout.
With the win, New Hope upgrades its record to 5-8 on the season. The Trojans host Pickens County (Reform, AL) to play the Tornadoes in a non-league bout on Friday, January 4. The Tornadoes go into the bout with a record of 0-5. Pickens County lost 42-27 in their recent non-league bout against Aliceville (Aliceville, AL)
Next up, the Knights play the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans (Meridian, MS) in a 4A Region 5 bout, on Friday, January 4. West Lauderdale will attempt to upgrade on its 5-10 season record. The Trojans go into the bout with a 10-2 record after their 54-31 non-league win over Southeast Lauderdale (Meridian, MS).