Defense rules the day in Yazoo wins
By JOFFRE WASHINGTON
For the Herald
The Yazoo City Indians and Lady Indians returned to action on the hardwood Tuesday night from their holiday break and made a clear statement that the season of giving is over.
With a pair of defensive gems, both teams routed visiting Neshoba Central to start the New Year off with a pair of conference wins. The Indians defeated the Rockets 59-26 to improve to 12-7 overall and 1-1 in district, while the Lady Indians improved to 6-11 overall and 1-1 in league play with a 45-23 win over the Lady Rockets.
The Indians posted 26 defensive rebounds, had seven steals and seven blocked shots in their 33-point win. Likewise, the Lady Indians had 20 defensive boards, seven steals and five blocked shots in their 22-point win. Both Neshoba squads found the going tough all night long against Yazoo City.
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