Speech to Text for Area Scores (January 11, 2018)
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week for county tournaments in high school basketball. there are five in the area. prentiss tipped off on tuesday. union, monroe and alcorn tip off tonight. the lee county tournament usually tips off friday, but with inclement weather in the forecast, the first round was moved to tonight. shannon high school is this year's site. mooreville and nettleton's girls are tipping it off. lady tigers up by eleven at halftime. third quarter, lady troopers trying to come back. this long jumper, a two-pointer, cuts it 20-11. next time down for nettleton, lady tigers work it inside to macy mcmillan. nettleton back to an eleven- point lead. same sequence, lady tigers with a steal, and it leads to a three-pointer. nettleton now up, 25-11. mooreville goes inside for the basket. lady troopers would get it down to ten. but nettleton too strong, the three is good. lady tigers go on to win, 38-24. nettleton advances to saturday's championship game. east union is hosting the union county tournament. boys' action between west union and myrtle. hawks leading by nine after one quarter. second quarter, west union's cory willis for three....it's down to a six-point game. eagles trying to creep closer, but josh goolsby with the block, and then watch this.... the pass is going out of bounds....bobby high and elijah thompson both going for it out of bounds.... they go to the floor....both were ok, but great hustle.... at the other end....myrtle's a.i. nugent with the hoop and the harm....hawks back up by nine.... but the eagles would rally....gavin mitchell for three.... west union comes back to win by the final of 48-47. no ticker tonight, but we're posting area scores at wtva.com. that's sports. more news after this. as we go through the evening and overnight