Region Basketball Champions are crowned on Friday night

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Biloxi Indians (27-2)  put on a dazzling performance in Lyman to claim the Region 7-6A boys championship tournament title.  Coach Seber Windham led his Indians past Harrison Central (17-9) 64-51. Gulfport grabbed third place in the region tournament with a 52-42 win over Hancock.

The Gulfport Lady Admirals defeated Harrison Central for the second time this season in Lyman.  Coach Brooke Glass guided Gulfport past Harrison Central 46-33 to win the girls Region 7-6A title.  The Lady Admirals improved to 16-8.  The Red Rebelettes fell to 17-7. The Hancock Lady Hawks defeated Biloxi 43-28 to secure third place.

Ocean Springs head coach Matt Noblitt is smiling tonight.  His Greyhounds defeated Pascagoula 50-44 in Pascagoula to win the Region 8-6A title.  The Panthers had beaten the Greyhounds twice during the regular season 55-39 and 70-56.  St. Martin beat rival D'Iberville 60 to 38 for third place.

The St. Martin Lady Jackets took care of business on Friday and won the Region 8-6A girls tournament title with a 55-39 decision over Ocean Springs.  St. Martin head coach Gina Bell is no 40-0 in district play over the past five years. D'Iberville won the third place game over Ocean Springs 41-32.

Region 8-5A tournament championship at Long Beach, the Stone Tomcats (23-5) defeated the home standing Bearcats 54-47. West Harrison captured the Region 8-5A girls tournament championship with a 56-40 win over Gautier.

Bay High cruised to a 68-50 win over home standing Pass Christian to take home the Region 8-4A title.  Moss Point dominated East Central 63-23 for third place.   Pass Christian is the Region 8-4A girls champion.  The Lady Pirates held off the Moss Point Lady Tigers 52-50.  East Central grabbed third place with a 46-35 decision over the Bay High Lady Tigers.

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