Speech to Text for Area Scores (Jan. 8, 2019)
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icc freshman akeem kirkwood has been named the macjc men's basketball player of the week. the six-three guard from choctaw county scored a career-high 23 points saturday against gadsden state. kirkwood also had eleven rebounds. kirkwood and the indians hosting baton rouge this afternoon. he had another strong outing in this one, finishing with ten points. but icc drops a heartbreaker, 72-70. icc's ladies won, 79-57. icc hosts northeast on thursday. tigers hosting asu mid-south tonight. just a men's game. felix hayes squeezes in a pass to jamarcus jones, who flushes the ball home with two hands. later, jordan templemisses a contested layup, but antares gwyn is there with the two- hand putback and two of his 10 points. but asu mid-south wins, 94-86. northeast falls to ten-and-two. this is county tournament week in area high school basketball. there are five of them this week in north mississippi. the first one tipped off tonight. the prentiss county tournament in jumpertown. both games tonight featured new site versus thrasher. ladies first. first quarter.....new site's chloe hammock hits a three... a little bit later, hammock comes up with a steal and lay-up at the other end... lady royals open the game on a 13-0 run. makayla stevens gets thrasher on the board with a mid range jumper.... new site goes on to win this one 74-11... the lady royals face jumpertown friday night.... to the boys game. bryton smith gets new site on the board with this three-point field goal... royals take an early 9-5 lead when dalton pounds drives the lane and finishes with the right hand.... thrasher hangs tough early... corey harris with a no-look pass to truth brown... rebels within two... new site goes on to win this one, 91-31. the royals face baldwyn friday afternoon... more high school basketball. division action between south panola and tupelo. ladies first. the lady tigers were dancing after three quarters, up 39- 38, but jaliscia florence gives the lady wave the lead for good. next time down for matt justice's team, che'mya carouthers with the basket. tupelo goes on to win, 54-41. to the boys game. baskets were hard to come by early. middle of the first quarter, tupelo down by one. golden wave crashing the boards. josh mitchell had a triple- double tonight for tupelo. 14 points, 12 rebounds and ten blocked shots. the tupelo boys enjoying that. later, fabian perry with a steal off the inbounds pass. the dish to mason gary. golden wave get the 68-31 win. baseball season begins next month,