There has been a lot of good basketball this past week.
On this episode, Brad and Dalton recap the annual Tangle on the Trail, held Saturday at Pontotoc. Tupelo’s girls took down No. 1 Lafayette (2:04), making the Lady Wave the Journal’s new top-ranked team. On the boys side, Jesus Ruedas led Ripley past Potts Camp (6:52).
On Tuesday night, Kossuth faced Belmont in a rematch of last season’s Class 3A state championship game (12:06). Once again, Kossuth was the winner, as Zoe Essary notched 26 points and 13 rebounds.
New Site’s boys opened up the Prentiss County Tournament with a convincing win over Baldwyn (14:48). Carson Fitzsimmons scored 25 points to lead the Royals.
Looking ahead, Tupelo’s girls open division play Friday with a trip to Olive Branch (18:22), and several county tournaments tip off this week (19:30).
This week’s Shoutout goes to the Oxford girls soccer team (19:58), and the guys present Athletes of the Week (20:33).