Regents cross-country teams recently competed in the MAIS Class A State Championships.
Jake Zani, Jared Redding, Jameson Jenkins, Braxton Ruder and John Hooker all competed for the Lions, who came in fifth place. Margo Zani was the lone runner for the Lady Lions. She finished 11th out of 70 girls who competed. All of the runners were in sixth- through eighth-grade and competed against some runners that were as old as high school seniors. (November 4, 2011, Page 12A)
The junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams defeated Tupelo Christian Prepatory Thursday night. The Lady Lions topped Tupelo 35-15 in the season-opening win, while the Lions won 34-12. Aliyah Herod scored 12 points, Jenna Ursic had eight points, Erin Getzin scored six points, Holly Prather had five points while Madison McCay finished with two points.
Josh McManus scored 12 points to lead the Lions. Nate McManus, Daniel Brummett and Braxton Ruder each scored six points, while Taylor Rayburn had four points. (November 4, 2011, Page 12A)
Lafayette head coach Amy Sutton got a glimpse of what life will be like without the super senior trio of Nikki McChristian, Brianna Fisher and Shaq Isom this past weekend when the Lady Commodores participated in Hickory Flat’s jamboree.
In defeating Alcorn Central 30-29 and Holly Springs 28-16 in two two-quarter contests, Sutton saw a lot of promise. (November 3, 2011, Page 8)
In years past Water Valley’s girls hoops squad has had one play that stood out above all else: Get the ball to Ashley Phillips. Let her go the length of the floor and either look to shoot or drive and set up one of her teammates locked and loaded to shoot a jumper.
Boasting a 9-2 overall record, and its first region championship since 2000, the Water Valley football team will host Leflore County in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs on Friday. (November 3, 2011, Page 9)
Water Valley and Lafayette split a pair of middle school basketball games Tuesday night in the LMS gym. Lafayette swept the seventh-grade games, while Water Valley won the final two games to cap the night. (more…) (November 2, 2011, Page 9)
Oxford’s middle school basketball season got off to a good start for the girls and boys swept Myrtle Tuesday night. The seventh-grade Chargers defeated Myrtle 28-11, while the eighth-graders won 37-17. Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers won 26-7, while the eighth-grade Chargers won 25-11. (more…) (November 2, 2011, Page 9)
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