Lady Hawks, Lions, Indians, Cardinals go out in round one of state playoffs

Four teams from Marshall County were eliminated in the opening round of the state basketball playoffs.

Completing their seasons early last week were the H.W. Byers Lions, the Potts Camp Cardinals, the Byhalia Indians and the Holly Springs Lady Hawks.

H.W. Byers Lions

The Byers boys traveled to the Delta Tuesday, Feb. 20, and fell 47-39 to Shaw.

“It just wasn’t our night,” said Kevin Jones, wrapping up his first year as head coach of the Lions. “We got in foul trouble early in the first half and had to sit three starters. But we kept it close, only down seven at halftime.

“In the third quarter, it was the same, with us being in foul trouble and having to sit starters.”

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