Mississippi High School Basketball - North Forrest tops RichtonJanuary 8, 2019: Hattiesburg, MS 39401
North Forrest Eagles (Hattiesburg, MS) backers were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad knock off the visiting Richton Rebels (Richton, MS), 41-31 in a league bout.
With the victory, North Forrest upgrades its record to 9-6 on the campaign. The Eagles travel to Our Lady Academy (Bay St. Louis, MS) to play the Crescents in a 2A Region 8 bout on Thursday, January 10. The Crescents come into the bout with a record of 0-9. Our Lady Academy lost 42-23 in their recent league bout against Richton (Richton, MS)
Next up, the Rebels play the St. Patrick Fighting Irish (Biloxi, MS) in a 2A Region 8 bout, on Friday, January 11. Richton will attempt to upgrade on its 6-9 season record. The Fighting Irish come into the bout with a 6-9 record after their 45-17 league win over Collins (Collins, MS).