Panthers drop trio of games to Wilcox

CAMDEN — The Marengo High basketball teams dropped a trio of games at Wilcox-Central Saturday night.

The junior varsity Panthers opened the night with a 58-45 loss to the Wilcox JV squad. Christion Wright led MHS with 18 points, 10 rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot. The lost dropped the JV Panthers to 3-5.

The Lady Panthers followed with a 62-10 loss to the Wilcox Lady Jaguars. Alton James led MHS with six points and five rebounds. Brittany Kendrick paced Wilcox with 12 points. The loss dropped the Marengo ladies to 2-6 overall.

The varsity boys wrapped up the night with Wilcox downing Marengo 86-42. Cordarius Pritchett led Marengo with nine points, six rebounds, two assists and three steals. D’Antwan Bonner led Wilcox with 17 points.

The loss drops the Panthers to 1-7 overall.

The Panthers are set to play again Thursday, Jan. 8 when they host Choctaw County at 5 p.m.