Indians remain unbeaten in districtBy JOFFRE WASHINGTON,
The Yazoo City Indians improved to 4-0 in district play after a 63-45 victory over the Rosa Fort Tigers last week.
The win keeps Yazoo City, now 16-7 overall, in sole possession of first place in the conference.
The Indians raced out of the gates early against the Tigers, scoring 27 first quarter points to Rosa Fort's 12.
The pace continued in the second quarter as they outscored the Tigers 15-10 to take a 42-22 lead at the half.
The Tigers were able to narrow the lead in the third after posting an 11-7 quarter, but the Indians returned to form in the final frame and outscored the Tigers 14-12 down the stretch to seal the win.
Jacquarrius Collum led Yazoo City with 18 points and seven rebounds in the win.
Also registering double figures were Daon Henry with 16 points and Jacquaris Rogers with 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds.
Other scorers were Percy Green with eight, Brendan Brown with six and Will Grayson with five.
Yazoo City traveled to Gentry in Indianola on Tuesday and will return home on Friday night to host the Greenwood Bulldogs.