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Eagles seek redemption

January 16, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Eagles are looking for district redemption.
After dropping the first match-up against the Kemper Rams Dec. 9 in DeKalb, Hebron gets another shot at them in Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) district play at 7:30 p.m. today at Hebron Christian School in Pheba. The Hebron Lady Eagles (9-3), who are undefeated in all five district games and ranked No. 4 in this week’s Clarion-Ledger MAIS Class-A rankings, open the varsity slate against the Kemper Lady Rams at 6 p.m.

Lady Wave notches third straight win

January 15, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

For the West Point Lady Wave, the game could not have ended soon enough.
In a chaotic comeback, the Louisville Lady Cats’ late surge fell short as Diamond Wraggs’ 3-pointer rattled off the rim, giving West Point a 60-57 win Tuesday at West Point High School. The win was the Lady Wave’s third straight since a 44-34 win over the Saltillo Lady Tigers in the District 2-5A opener last Tuesday.

West Point throttles Louisville

January 15, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@daillytimesleader.com

The West Point Green Wave scored its largest point total for the season.
West Point (11-7; 0-1 District 2-5A) had 11 of 15 players score points as it routed the Louisville Wildcats, 93-59, in a MHSAA basketball game Tuesday at West Point High School.

Lady Raiders hold on over Lady Panthers

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oak Hill Lady Raiders are not going to look back and overanalyze this win.
Oak Hill watched an 11-point advantage dwindle into single digits in the second half but survived as Canton Academy missed a last second 3-pointer, 31-28, in a MAIS District 2-AA game Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

Canton Academy escapes Oak Hill in overtime

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oak Hill Raiders will be asking plenty of "what if" questions after a frantic conclusion to their District 2-AA game against the Canton Academy Panthers.
In the overtime period’s final eight seconds, Oak Hill’s Ken Dill missed a 3-point attempt on a block, and Chance Wilson missed another 3-point attempt before the buzzer, as Canton (15-4; 6-0 District 2-AA) withstood the late challenge for a 58-56 win Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

Hebron slams Winona

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

WINONA — Hebron Christian’s Clay Faulkner had two options. He could take the ball to the rim himself in transition, or he could lob a pass to his teammate, Landon Hill. Faulkner chose the latter, and the Hebron fans thanked him.
Hill finished the opportunity above the rim with a two-hand slam dunk. Hebron’s Head Coach Bruce Franks stomped his right foot on the ground in approval after the play.
"We needed a motivator in the fourth quarter," Faulkner said. "I gave it a chance to see how well it went. It went down really well."

Hudson drives Hebron by Lady Stars

January 12, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

WINONA — The odds did not look in the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles’ favor.
Holly Hudson had other ideas to prevent her team from dropping two straight games.
Hudson, who scored nine of her game-high 17 points in the final quarter, tied the game with a free throw and a lay-up to secure Hebron the lead and an eventual win, 44-38, over the Winona Christian Lady Stars Thursday night at Winona Christian School.

Lady Wave better Saltillo in road victory

January 8, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — The West Point Lady Wave will take a win any way it can get it, especially on the road.
West Point (7-9; 1-0 District 2-5A) survived a late Saltillo Lady Tigers’ surge as it reclaimed the lead for a 43-33 win in both teams’ District 2-5A opener Tuesday in Saltillo. The win helped the Lady Wave surpass its win total from last season.

Saltillo pulls out win late over WP

January 8, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — The West Point Green Wave claimed the District 2-5A championship for 2013-14 in Saltillo.
Tuesday started an uphill battle for the title defense in the same place glory was attained just 11 months ago.

Forest’s 31 propels Green Wave to 10 wins

January 6, 2015

DTL staff

COLUMBUS — The streak rolls on.
Ecurb Forest scored a career-high 31 points, and the West Point Green Wave defeated the West Lowndes Panthers Saturday at the Trojan Classic at New Hope High School in Columbus. The victory extends West Point’s winning streak to six games and 10 wins overall this season.

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