Mississippi High School Basketball - Franklin County fells Jefferson CountyJanuary 24, 2017: Fayette, MS 39069
Franklin County Bulldogs (Meadville, MS) supporters were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad overcome the host Jefferson County Tigers (Fayette, MS), 52-40 in a league challenge.
With the victory, Franklin County improves its record to 13-4 on the campaign. The Bulldogs host Port Gibson (Port Gibson, MS) to confront the Blue Waves in a 3A Region 7 challenge on Friday, January 27. The Blue Waves come into the challenge with a record of 12-6. Port Gibson lost 36-33 in their recent non-league challenge against Natchez (Natchez, MS)
Next up, the Tigers confront the Wesson Cobras (Wesson, MS) in a 3A Region 7 challenge, on Friday, January 27. Jefferson County will attempt to improve on its 14-4 season record. The Cobras come into the challenge with a 2-15 record after their 49-40 league loss to Wilkinson County (Woodville, MS).