Callaway 79, Curie (Illinois) 71:
At Paducah (Kentucky), Malik Newman led Callaway with 34 points and five rebounds, earning MVP honors in the Chargers’ first game at Mustang Madness. Dimencio Vaughn notched a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds. As a team, Callaway shot 38.1 percent from 3-point range, with six of those baskets coming from Newman.
Madison Central 59, Columbus 46: At Columbus, three Jaguars scored in double figures, led by Leroy Buchanan’s game-high 23 points and seven rebounds. Javion Jordan notched 17 points, and Shunn Buchanan added 10 points and five assists, en route to the Jaguars’ victory. Columbus’ Robert Woodard had a team-high 17 points.
Pearl 59, Lanier 51: At Pearl, Cameron Walker’s game-high 17 points along. Chris Cooper chipped in 12 points to help the Pirates improve to 14-3 on the season. Jerez Porter hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter for Lanier.
Southaven 79, Olive Branch 64: At Olive Branch, Taze Moore led the Chargers with 25 points, and Dandy Dozen selection Terence Davis added 20 points in Southaven’s district opener.
H.W. Byers 63, Potts Camp 47: At Potts Camp, the defending 2A champions, grabbed a 16-point victory in their first district game. Dandy Dozen selection Abria Gulledge scored 35 points to help the Lions improve to 11-4.
Clinton 50, Germantown 22: At Clinton, the Arrows outscored the Mavericks 23-5 in the first half, en route to a 28-point victory. Kiana Walker led all scorers with 15 points. Aneisha Evans chipped in 13 for Germantown.
Columbus 41, Madison Central 37: At Columbus, three Falcons players scored in double-figures, led by Zaira Jenkins’ game-high 13 points. Kayla Rogers and Roykila Wallace added 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Columbus. Shay Jordan had a team-high 11 points for the Jaguars.
Brandon 51, Petal 45: At Brandon, the Bulldogs outscored the Panthers by five points in the fourth quarter to notch a close win after losing to Pearl on Tuesday. Coco Hobson had a game high 23 points, and Charisma Walker added 18 for Brandon. Petal’s Hanah Lott led her team with 21 points, while Dandy Dozen selection Kennedy Gavin chipped in 16 points.