Marengo High teams fall to Choctaw County

DIXON’S MILLS — The Marengo High basketball teams suffered a trio of losses Thursday night against Choctaw County High School.

The junior varsity Panthers opened the night with a 40-37 loss to Choctaw County. Roosevelt Thompson led Marengo with 16 points, seven rebounds, six steals and two assists. The MHS JV fell to 3-8 with the loss.

The Lady Panthers followed with a 66-42 loss to Choctaw. Alton James led Marengo with 10 points, four rebounds and one assist. Angelique Chess paced Choctaw with 26 points while Shakira Doss added 15 points.

The loss dropped the Marengo ladies to 3-8.

In the final game of the evening, Choctaw County beat the Marengo varsity boys 45-39. Cordarius Pritchett paced Marengo with 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block. Jordan Lockett added nine points, eight rebounds, one assist, a steal and two blocks.

Cashawn Chaney led Choctaw with 29 points in the game.

The loss left the Marengo record at 2-9.

The Marengo teams are set to return to action Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. when they host Sweet Water.