Nov. 11, 2003
The Meridian Community College men's team still remained undefeated after taking a 98-85 win in overtime over nationally ranked Shelton State on Monday night in Tuscaloosa.
Jamal Edmonson led the Eagles with 34 points and Mecose Todd followed with 21 points in the victory for Meridian. Rico Gray also delivered a solid performance with 14 points.
Willie Powers also added 12 points for the Eagles. MCC returns to action with its home opener Wednesday against Coahoma. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
ECCC women 78
East Central Community College's women improved to 4-0 on the young season following their 78-70 win over visiting Holmes Community College Monday night in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building.
Kotreece Bender of Newton poured in 18 points to lead the Lady Warriors.
Also leading the scoring were Kimyatta Viverette of Lake and Lenore Gray of Newton, 13 each; Kristen Chaney of Newton County, 11; and Britney Burks of Scott Central, 10.
LaTrice Rone of Lake Village, Ark., pumped in 24 points to lead the Lady
Bulldogs who evened their record at 2-2. East Central held a 44-33 advantage at halftime.
Holmes men 82
East Central 69
In men's action, the Warriors dropped an 82-69 decision to the Holmes
Tobios Darden of Lafayette, La., had 16 points to lead East Central, whose
record stands at 1-3. Other point makers were Jamaal Martin of Northeast
Lauderdale and Andrew Lewis of Morton, 10 each; Dewayne Hughes of
Sebastopol, nine; and Stephen Dyess of Northeast Lauderdale and Gerrick Nichols of Thomastown, six each.
Kendall Granderson of Yazoo City had 25 points to lead the Bulldogs, who improved to 2-1.
The Lady Warriors travel to Shelton State for a 2 p.m. contest Saturday in Tuscaloosa. The ECCC women and men will journey to Goodman on Tuesday, Nov. 18 for another matchup with Holmes.
EMCC men 83
The East Mississippi Lions moved its record to 2-2 on the season by defeating Southwest by a final score of 83-79. Joseph Collins led the Lions in the scoring department with 19 points and Phillip Lockhart followed with 16 points.
Meridian native Boo Ramsey turned in a great night for EMCC with 14 points. East Mississippi returns to action Wednesday at Jones. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
EMCC women 61
The East Mississippi Lady Lions dropped a heartbreaking 70-61 contest to Southwest to take its record to 2-2 on the year.
Starr Potts led the Lady Lions in scoring with 15 points and Willa Thomas had 12 points. Katrina Jamison added eight points in the loss to Southwest.
Newton girls 77
Tawayatha Evans led the Newton charge with 15 points, while Whitney Thames followed with 14 points as the Lady Tigers rolled to a 77-46 win.
Kemonica McGee and Denesha Williams were the top scorers for the Lady Panthers with 13 apiece.
Quitman boys 72
Prince Trotter led the Panthers to the 72-35 win win with a 17-point performance, while Alandis Cook also chipped in with 12 points.
Lamar game postponed
The basketball game between Lamar and South Choctaw Academy scheduled for Thursday has been postponed due to SCA being in the AISA football playoffs.
SEL boys 2
Wayne Co. 2
Austin Taylor had both goals in the tie for Southeast Lauderdale, while Jeremy Rawson and Brandon Sellers had the goals for the War Eagles.
SEL girls 4
Wayne Co. 1
The Lady Tigers took a 4-1 win over Wayne County, paced by several different players. Kelly Lewis, Lindsey Raines, Madison Davis, and Kristal Waldman all had a goal each in the victory.
Kristy Signa had the lone goal in the loss for Wayne County.