Oxford’s middle school basketball teams had a successful return from the Thanksgiving break Tuesday by earning three wins over Grenada.
The seventh-grade Lady Chargers won 20-9 thanks to 17 points from Jordan Freeze. Maddison Crosby scored two points, while Grace Ann Joyce scored the other point. The eighth-grade Lady Chargers won 20-16. Maggie Hobson led the team with eight points. Ann Marie Blackmon scored six, Monya Baskins had four, while Tierra King had two ponts. Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers defeated Grenada 26-10 to improve to 4-0 overall. Drew Bianco led the way with 14 points. Jaquan Webb scored six, while Hogan Linzy earned the hustle award by grabbing eight rebounds and garnering six steals and five blocks. The eighth-grade Chargers lost 34-30 to fall to 4-1. Jarkel Joiner led the way with 20 points. Kevin Gipson had six points. All four teams return to action Thursday at South Panola. (November 28, 2012, Page 7)