Mississippi high school boys basketball scores: How the Top 10 fared (Jan. 8)

Here’s a look at how SBLive’s Top 10 Mississippi high school boys basketball teams fared in games played on Friday, Jan. 8. (Feature photo by Keith Warren)

ALL SCORES: STATEWIDE BOYS BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD

HOW THE TOP 10 BOYS BASKETBALL TEAMS FARED

Jan. 8, 2021

1. Clinton (9-0) beat Madison Central 77-57

The Arrows are 2-0 in region play after hammering Warren Central on Tuesday and cruising past MC on Friday.

2. Oak Grove (7-0) beat Petal 60-39

The Warriors outscored their two opponents this week 144-95.

3. Petal (6-2) lost to Oak Grove 60-39

The Panthers dropped their first two games of the season this week, including Friday night’s 21-point loss to No. 2 Oak Grove.

4. Starkville (10-1) game vs. Germantown canceled

The Yellowjackets beat South Panola on Wednesday and are scheduled to play Noxubee County on Saturday.

5. Gulfport (5-2) did not play

The Admirals are scheduled to be back in action next week.

6. Callaway (3-0) did not play

The state’s top player Daeshun Ruffin scored 34 points to lead Callaway to a 66-62 win over Vicksburg on Tuesday.

7. Pontotoc (14-3) beat Itawamba 57-53

Gavin Brinker scored 16 points to lead the Warriors over Itawamba on Friday. Jalen Edwards scored 21 and Joe Haze Austin added 18 in a win over Shannon on Tuesday.

8. Biloxi (7-1) vs. D’Iberville

Durran Parish scored 28 in a win over Faith Academy on Tuesday.

9. Forest Hill (4-1) did not play

The Patriots beat Murrah on Tuesday and Jim Hill on Thursday. They’re scheduled to play Brookhaven on Saturday.

10. Vicksburg (8-5) beat Ridgeland 69-62

The Gators picked up a region win over Ridgeland on Friday after playing well in a 66-62 loss to No. 6 Callaway on Tuesday.

ALL SCORES: STATEWIDE BOYS BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD

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