The Stone Lady Cats improved to 21-0 with a 43-32 road victory over Gautier. Reina Hartfield led the way with 13 points for Stone, while Gautier’s Callie Cowan pulled down a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds.
In other girls basketball action, the Biloxi Lady Indians improved to 5-0 in district play with a 28-25 road victory over Hancock, while D’Iberville took care of business at Pascagoula 39-27.
The Gulfport boys basketball team entered Friday with a 20-4 record, ranked #7 in the MaxPreps Mississippi State rankings. However, Harrison Central (12-13) refused to go quietly. After falling down 17-2 in the first quarter, the Red Rebels rallied to hand Gulfport a 51-41 loss.