The regular season rubber matches between two county rivals were played Tuesday, Jan. 28.
The first games had been at the Lions Den back on January 10 and like then, this was an H.W. Byers sweep of Potts Camp.
Hawks sweep Tigers
Holly Springs teams came through in the clutch Friday night.
The Hawks and Lady Hawks traveled to District 2-3A opponent Charleston and brought home 5- and 7-point victories, respectively.
Tyler Brown scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as the Holly High boys turned back the Tigers 68-63. The Hawks improved to 6-1 in the district and 12-8 overall.
It was Dakota Dailey’s night Friday at West Point.
The Marshall Academy junior scored 35 points and reached the 2,000-point milestone as a varsity player. The Patriots escaped with a 54-49 win over Oak Hill Academy.
Behind The Scoreboard
I can’t remember the number of times which I have heard the refrain, “Fifty million Frenchmen can’t be wrong,” and with all apologies to the citizens of France, I can’t remember ever hearing what they were right about. However, I can begin to see how flipping the statement can become a liability.
Byhalia squads sweep Senatobia
By CLAUDE VINSON
On the last day of the first month of the new year, the Byhalia Indians and Lady Indians welcomed the Warrior teams from Senatobia, a District 2-4A foe, and swept them.
The tip in the girls’ game went to Byhalia and their Dandy Dozen player, Sandricka Sessom, had a good look but the shot missed its mark. The Lady Indians were employing a spread offense with a 3-2 format. It was creating defensive problems for the visitors. Meantime, the Lady Indians developed a 7-0 lead. The Lady Warriors did figure out the offense and put some points on the board, 13-8 at the end of one.
BSA plans registration
Byhalia Sports Association announces registration for the 2014 baseball and softball season.
Sign-ups are set for February 8 and February 22 at town hall in Byhalia from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Age groups, in the Dizzy Dean league, are youth T-ball, 3-4; girls fast pitch softball, 5-18; and youth baseball, ages 5-18.
The $65 fee per child is due at the time of registration. This includes a full uniform.
The child must be present for uniform sizing and photo. Also, bring a notarized copy of birth certificate on the day of registration.
For more information, call Jerry Kelley, 901-355-7858; Amy McIntire, 662-216-3117, or Michelle Feathers, 901-299-2457.
Byhalia drops district games at Ripley
By BARRY BURLESON
Byhalia basketball teams dropped District 2-4A games at Ripley on Tuesday of last week.
The Lady Indians got 32 points from Shandricka Sessom but couldn’t overcome a balanced Ripley attack. Byhalia fell 66-53.
The Lady Indians actually led 21-12 after one quarter but got outscored 43-13 in the second and third stanzas.
Byers splits with Coahoma AHS; Potts Camp teams fall to Panthers
By BARRY BURLESON
Two Marshall County schools made the trek to Clarksdale Friday night to face District 2-2A opposition and only one of four varsity basketball squads got a win.
H.W. Byers split at Coahoma AHS, with the Lady Lions victorious.
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