High School Round Up
City 50, Callaway 47
It was a battle up until the final buzzer between the Indians and Callaway. The Chargers missed a three point shot with one second left in regulation after losing the lead in the final minute of play. Yazoo City led Callaway at halftime 25-21 after scoring 15 points in the second quarter. However, the Chargers came out on fire in the third quarter with 20 points scored, while holding the Indians to just 10 points for a 41-35 lead. The Indians responded with 15 points in the fourth quarter. Derrick Little led the Indians with 17 points.
Gentry, 65 County 40
The Panthers of Yazoo County never could catch up with Indianola Gentry in a 25-point loss. The Rams came out on fire with 18 points scored in the first quarter and 13 more in the second. Yazoo County managed just 11 points in each of the first two quarters. Gentry’s best quarter was the third when they held Yazoo County to just four points while adding 18 to their points total.
Callaway 39, City 31
The Lady Indians’ struggles continued Tuesday night when they hosted Callaway in a 39-31 loss. However, Yazoo City led the Lady Chargers at the end of one quarter 11-9, but saw the lead slip away in the second quarter when Callaway scored 14 points to lead 23-22 at halftime. The second half would see a defensive battle with neither squad scoring more than nine points in a quarter. Callaway, however, still managed to outscore the Lady Indians for the final score of 39-31.
Gentry 42, County 35
The first half between the Lady Panthers and Indianola Gentry didn’t matter. Both teams went into the locker room at halftime with 18 points, setting up the final two quarters to be the ones that matter the most. The Lady Rams outscored Yazoo County 13-6 in the third quarter and that seven-point difference was all Gentry needed.