Oxford’s fast start didn’t hold up as Clinton defeated the Oxford Chargers 68-63 Saturday evening in the Coach “C” Shootout in the Lafayette High gym.
Oxford led Clinton 37-29, but was outscored in the third quarter and lost its lead. Justin Fondren led OHS with 24 points, Devin Blackmon had 12 points, while Romeo Johnson had 11 points. Oxford (8-2) will return to action Friday at Senatobia. Four games are on the schedule starting with a junior varsity girls game at 4 p.m. A ninth-grade boys game follows at 5, while the varsity doubleheader begins at approximately 6. (December 12, 2011, Page 7)