By John Wilbert/NEMS Daily Journal
Roundup of some games in the area.
Ripley 51, Leflore County 49
- Acie Vance scored 17 points to lead the Tigers (20-7) into the quarterfinals, scheduled to begin Thursday at Holly Springs.
Corinth 80, Leland 60
- Steven Polk scored 25 and Deanta Herman added 23 for the Warriors (24-6), who advance.
Pontotoc 71, Louisville 47
- Josh Green scored 17 points, Griffin McCormick 15 and Adrian Potter 14 to pace the Warriors.
Pontotoc will host the remainder of the tournament, starting Thursday.
New Albany 61, Kosciusko 46
- Malcolm Spears scored 20 to lead New Albany (21-8) into the quarterfinals at Pontotoc.
Ridgeland 69, Oxford 42
- LeAntwan Luckett scored 25 to lead Ridgeland past the Chargers. The Titans broke open a 12-12 game with a 22-11 second-quarter run.
Sullivan 70, Hickory Flat 62
- Desmond Haymon scored 42 to end Hickory Flat’s (23-7) season.
Smithville 64, Pine Grove 62
- Antwan Freeman scored 26 points to lead the Seminoles (21-6) past Pine Grove and into the quarterfinals.