Oxford got its Thanksgiving break off to a good start Monday thanks to a doubleheader sweep of Olive Branch in middle school basketball action at the OHS gym.
The seventh-grade Chargers topped the Conquistadors 32-27 to improve to 5-0 overall on the year.
Jarkel Joiner led the Chargers with 14 points.
Colton Skidmore scored nine points, while D.T. Thompson chipped in seven points.
The eighth-grade Chargers nipped Olive Branch 45-42 in overtime. Kyree White led the team with 12 points.
D.K. Metcalf followed with nine points, while Dee Fair had seven points. Oxford’s eighth-graders are now 6-0 on the season.
Both boys teams will re-join the girls in four games at Pontotoc on Dec. 1. (November 22, 2011, Page 7)