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Area Scores (February 23, 2018)

February 23, 2018

Posted: Fri Feb 23 20:53:28 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Feb 23 20:53:28 PST 2018

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the state high school basketball playoffs resumed tonight with girls' action. all of tonight's winners and the boys' winners this weekend advance to next week's quarterfinals in jackson. we begin in class 4a with an all- area matchup. shannon hosting ripley. warren jennings' team had the early lead in a see-saw first half. first quarter, lady red raiders up by one.... imiah talley "tallies" a three-pointer, and it's a four- point shannon lead.... you could say talley was "on fire".... you know else was on fire? sierra jackson of ripley.... jackson with a game-high 32 points, and she gets the basket to fall.... lady tigers down, 20-19, after one quarter.... she wasn't the only sierra jackson that was having a big game... how about ciara jackson of shannon? jackson with a three for the lady raiders....she was in double figures by halftime.... shannon up, 27-24, in the second quarter.... more from the lady raiders.... regine williams in the lane.... game tied at 36.... ripley fans wanting a big play.... they would get it at the other end.... amelya hatch drives in for the deuce.... lady tigers by four at the half.... ripley goes on to win, 66-61, to advance to next week's state tournament quarterfinals in jackson.... class 2a. two-time defending state champion ingomar hosting west bolivar. first quarter... lindsay hall drives into the lane and gets the one handed runner to drop... lady falcons take a 5-0 lead... then ingomar really starts to turn up the pressure.... gara beth self knocks down a jumper.... maggie smithey steals the ensuinginbounds pass and self gets 2 more.... lady falcons open the game on a 12-0 run..... ingomar takes a 15-3 lead on this lindsay hall three-point basket... lady falcons cruise to a 79-27 win... ingomar is headed to jackson for the 4th straight season... mississippi state's day for high school softball and high school baseball. we'll focus on baseball tonight. new albany hosting its bulldog classic. the home team taking on water valley. to bna park we go..... top of the 2nd, no score..... water valley's martavious rocket shoots a rocket into right field..... jacob truss is sent home, but loses his footing....truss makes his way back to 3rd base safely.... truss would end up scoring on a bases loaded walk.... blue devils plate the games' first run..... water valley would take a 2-0 lead on a wild pitch.... new albany's loden bolen makes a nice play at short-stop to get the bulldogs out of the inning... water valley goes on to win 3-0... college baseball. msu begins its tour of texas with a win, 7-4, over uc-santa barbara, in corpus christi. ole miss is hosting tulane. this one suspended by rain in the fifth with the rebels leading, 2-1. they'll try again tomorrow at noon. the second game will start 45 minutes after the end of the first. that's sports. more news after this. as we go through the evening and overnight
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