Mississippi JUCO basketball season tips off

photo:  Jason Clark
photo: Jason Clark

Southwest won a thriller over Baton Rouge 77-76 to highlight the docket on opening night in Region XXIII basketball.

  • Edward Lacey led the team with 12 points
  • Javius Moore added 11
  • Jamil Bowles had 11

For Baton Rouge Reginald Gause had a game high 19 points and Jayhlon Young had 18 in the loss


East MS 74 Co-Lin 71

  • Jakorie Smith had 20 points and 13 rebounds and led the attack for EMCC.
  • Chris Newell followed with a dozen points. 
  • JaQuevias Tarvin and Brandon Deravine had nine points each

For Co-Lin, it was Lerenzo Fort III scoring a game high 37 points.


Other Scores from around Mississippi:

Pearl River 100 William Carey JV 32

Northeast 105 Bevill State 54

Southwest Tennessee 71 Holmes 65

East Central 77 Hinds 74

Jones 103 Birmingham Sports Academy 48

MS Gulf Coast 102 Bishop State 68

Northwest 84 Coahoma 60

Meridian 101 Birmingham Sports Academy  62


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Mike Frazer