ICC women lose in MACJC tourney

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FULTON – South Division teams swept North women in the quarterfinals of the MACJC Tournament at Itawamba Community College on Tuesday.

ICC (14-10) dropped a 63-52 decision to Pearl River (16-5) in the nightcap behind 21 points from Prairie View transfer Deandra Dariean. Jayla Chills (Ripley) led the Lady Indians with 13, Latoya Collins (Jackson) 12 and Lytia Coleman (Memphis) added 11.

The semifinals for women and men are today. The ICC men play Gulf Coast at 8 p.m.

Meridian (19-5) held off Mississippi Delta (13-10) in overtime to win 85-77 and avoid an upset in the first game of the day. Miaya Crowder lead Meridian with 27 and Kystal Nailer paced Delta with 20.

Katrina Littlepage scored 40 points to lead No. 4 seed Southwest (18-6) past No. 1 seed East Mississippi (16-8) 66-61. Krya Gulledge led the Lady Lions with 19 points.

Jones County (17-7) rolled to a 91-62 win over Northwest (12-9). Caitlyn Spane led the Lady Bobcats with 19 while Myrtle native Halle Knowles scored a career-high 25 points.