WEBB — When the Cleveland Central High School basketball teams visited West Tallahatchie High School Saturday, it was not just another game day.
WINONA — The West Tallahatchie Choctaws held their own for more than a quarter, but then the wheels came off and they lost a 62-22 decision to the Winona Tigers in a second-round state playoff game here Friday night.
The Strider varsity girls’ basketball team features, in front, Katilyn Matthews (left) and Emily Mersereau. Second row (from left) are Cheyanne Anderson, Anna Ross and McKinna Smith.
The Strider Academy 2017-18 varsity boys’ basketball team features (from left) Hunter Head, Austin Waldo, Wade Lashley, Luke Smith, Gage Burt, Austin Miller, Tristan Rhea, Hayden Nelson, Alex Threadgill, Garrett Benson, Austin Ross and Nicholas Logan. Strider Academy basketba
The Charleston High School boys’ basketball team began the season on a high note last week with a hard-fought 65-55 win over host Calhoun City in the annual Leonard Holland Classic. Kendrick Mumphrey had the game high of 16 points off the bench.
Editor’s note: Malik Bailey, of Tutwiler, is a graduate of West Tallahatchie High School, where he was a standout member of the Choctaws’ 2016 state championship-winning basketball team.