Louisville basketball teams suffer setbacks

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


The Louisville HIgh School Lady Wildcats head into this week looking to bounce back from a surprising

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51-49 region loss to Kemper County in DeKalb on Saturday night.

The LHS boys and girls were set to visit Northeast Lauderdale Tuesday night in non-region play before taking a week off. Louisville then visits league foe Winona on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

The Louisville girls had no trouble dispatching West Point 57-32 last Tuesday before suffering the two-point loss to Kemper County.

The Lady Wildcats, ranked No. 3 in MHSAA 3A by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, used a big game from Tyesha Davis to knock off the Lady Green Wave. Davis scored 20 points to go with nine rebounds, seven steals and two blocks. Diamond Love scored 16 points for the winners, while Tyeisha Griffin had six points and seven assists and Latesha Yarbrough had five assists and four steals.

Davis scored 19 points to go with 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists in the loss to Kemper County, while Wraggs had 12 points, 16 rebounds and four assists. Griffin chipped in with 11 points, four rebounds and five steals.

The Louisville boys dropped both of their games, falling to West Point 77-57 and Kemper County 71-58.

Dontea Jones had a big game against WP, scoring 15 points and cleaning the glass for 15 rebounds, while Roderick Jackson had 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals and Demero Miller had 10 points and four steals.

Jackson scored 16 points to lead KCHS in the loss to KCHS.


Nedaron Roberts #12 driving the ball hard upcourt

Nedaron Roberts #12 driving the ball hard upcourt