The Benton Academy Lady Raiders brought home a conference win this week after defeating the Porters Chapel Lady Eagles 43-39.
This win lands the Benton girls in the number 4 spot in district.
After cooling off for a while and regrouping over the holiday break, the Manchester Maverick's Soccer team broke even on two recent games.
The Mavericks fell 3-0 to Park Place in what Coach Byron Kelly said was one of the best games his boys have played all season.
The Lady Raiders of Benton Academy are showing improvement on the court after competing in tournaments over the holiday break.
The Benton girls brought home two wins at the Canton Academy tournament after defeating Sharkey-Issaquena and Canton two weeks ago.
The Lady Mavericks of Manchester Academy are now 2-0 in district after defeating Greenville St. Joe on Tuesday with a score of 63-42.
This win brings the Manchester girls' record to 15-3 for the season.
As our families all take a deep breath and recover from the rush of the holiday Season, I like to reflect on the things that often occurred for us kids growing up in Hazlehurst in the days following Christmas, before school started back in January.
Manchester Academy's girls basketball team picked up their first conference win this season after defeating Benton Academy 50-20 on Tuesday.
This game changes the Lady Mavericks' record to 8-2, while the Lady Raiders rolled over to 2-9 for the season.
The Manchester Mavericks basketball team is now 3-1 after securing a conference win over Benton Academy on Tuesday with a score of 55-44.
Benton's loss changes the Raiders record to 0-9 for the season.
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