Already out to an impressive start under first-year head coach Brandon Cobb, the Long Beach boys basketball team made another statement Tuesday night, holding off St. Martin 60-57 to improve to 15-4 on the year.
Biloxi continued their undefeated start to the season, outlasting North Pike 60-51 on the road in an overtime thriller, improving to 20-0 on the year. Meanwhile, East Central notched their first district victory of the season with a 33-26 win over Bay High.
In girls basketball, the Stone Lady Cats kept their perfect record intact as well, improving to 18-0 with a 70-66 win over West Harrrison.
On the pitch, the Gulfport Lady Admirals blanked West Harrison 4-0 thanks in large part to Laney Owen’s two second half goals. Gulfport now sits at 17-4 on the year. Meanwhile, the Ocean Springs Lady Greyhounds beat St. Martin 8-1 to clinch the Region 7-6A Championship.