Clarksdale tops Rosa Fort during tournament
CLARKSDALE, MS -- Coahoma Agricultural High School men's and women's basketball teams hosted the CAHS Christmas Tournament over the Christmas holiday break.
Six local Mississippi high school basketball teams participated - Coahoma Aggie, Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Madison Palmer, Rosa Fort and Leflore County. Both girls and boy's basketball teams took part in the tournament on Dec. 26-27, 2016 at Coahoma Community College's Pinnacle.
The matchups for the final day of the tournament are as follows:
Tunica vs. Clarksdale (girls/boys)
Madison Palmer vs. Coahoma County (girls/boys)
Coahoma Aggie vs. Leflore County (girls/boys)
The tournament kicked off the second day at 12pm with a matchup between Clarksdale High and Tunica Rosa Fort. The Lions came into the bout with a record of 11-4 on the season as they Wildcats were seeking a win with a 2-9 record.
The Rosa Fort Lions basketball team lost a neutral conference game against Clarksdale by a score of 62-50. The Wildcats are now 3-9 as they prepare travel to Madison Central to face them in a non-conference game on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Lions (11-5) will take on Lafayette next.