The Newton County Lady Cougars added three more wins to their total this week as the playoffs... READ MORE
Newton County Academy tennis coach Pete Mazzella was concerned when he heard that Brookhaven Academy had fell to Class AA.
But Mazzella had little room to worry as his defending state champions took a 7-2 win over Brookhaven on Thursday.
Newton County’s hard-luck season continues as they lost three out of four contests this past week.
On Tuesday, the Cougars lost a 3-1 decision to Northeast Jones and then dropped a 12-0 decision to the Tigers on Friday night. On Saturday, the Cougars scratched out a win as they beat East Webster 20-17 and then fell 7-6 to Corinth.
The Newton County Lady Cougars won three out of four contests this past week.
The Lady Cougars swept a pair of games from Choctaw Central, winning 4-3 on Monday and 9-3 on Thursday. On Saturday, Newton County hammered West Jones 11-2 and lost 7-6 to George County.
Neshoba County wasn’t kind to Lake last week, handing the Lady Hornets a pair of losses.
Lake lost 8-1 to defending 5A state champion Neshoba Central on Monday and lost 6-3 in a 4-2A showdown with Philadelphia. In other action, Lake hammered Newton 16-1, beat Nanih Waiya 6-1 and beat Ethel 7-4 on Saturday.
With Ole Miss commit Kemp Alderman still out, the Generals struggled at the plate this past week.
The Generals were no-hit on Tuesday in a 10-0 loss to Brookhaven Academy and then lost 11-1 to the Cougars on Thursday in their only action this week.
The Union Yellowjackets won the two games they had to win last week.
Union swept a pair of games from Scott Central, hammering the Rebels 13-2 and 21-2. Then on Saturday, Union dropped a pair of games, falling 11-0 to Nanih Waiya and 14-3 to Leake Central.