Basketball underway for local teams

Eupora Eagles

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Eupora Eagle boys and girls basketball squads travel to Kosciusko to play the Whippets. The Eagles spit the matches with the girls claiming a 44-33 win over the Lady Whippets while the boys lost a 62-54 decision.

This past Tuesday Eupora hosted the hosted the Ackerman Indians, and swept the Indians on their home court. The Lady Eagles defeated Ackerman 39-35 while the boys snatched a three point win, 43-40.

Both varsity Eagle basketball teams will host the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves this Friday. The Lady Eagles will tip off at 6 p.m. with the boys matchup following. The next day, Saturday Dec. 15, the Eagles will travel to Louisville for the Wildcat Classic tournament. The Eagles’ opponent on the court will be the Noxapater Tigers.

East Webster Wolverines The East Webster Wolverines boys and girls squad traveled down Highway 9 to the Ackerman tournament last Thursday. The Lady Wolverines tipped off against the Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors. The Lady Wolverines took a 49-27 win from the matchup.

Later in the tournament, the Wolverines took the court against the Caledonia Confederates. The Confederates held on to a 25-22 going into the half, and continued to out-score East Webster picking up a 59-50 win over the Wolverines.

The East Webster varsity squads will travel to Houston this Friday to tip off against the Hilltoppers. The Lady Wolverines will start the hoops action at 6 p.m. with the Wolverines following.