Mississippi High School Basketball - Northeast Lauderdale overwhelms Northeast JonesJanuary 25, 2019: Laurel, MS 39443
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans (Meridian, MS) and the host Northeast Jones Tigers (Laurel, MS), saw Northeast Lauderdale's basketball squad wallop Northeast Jones by a tally of 70-41.
With the victory, Northeast Lauderdale improves its record to 17-3 on the campaign. The Trojans host Quitman (Quitman, MS) to play the Panthers in a 4A Region 5 challenge on Monday, January 28. The Panthers come into the challenge with a record of 6-17. Quitman won 41-40 in their recent league challenge against West Lauderdale (Collinsville, MS)
Next up, the Tigers play the Mendenhall Tigers (Mendenhall, MS) in a 4A Region 5 challenge, on Tuesday, January 29. Northeast Jones will attempt to improve on its 8-7 season record. The Tigers come into the challenge with a 9-11 record after their 44-36 league win over Quitman (Quitman, MS).