Friday, January 19th was not a great evening for Newport Basketball. All three Newport teams fell short to the Southside Southerners. The Jr. High Greypups came up short 43-38 in the final minute of the game. The fans were on their feet for this young Greypup team. Lead scorer was Tharon Davis with 17 points, followed Eli Alcorn with eight points and Chris Reynolds with six points.
The Lady Hounds played the second game of the night. The final score was 52-18. It was a tough loss for the Lady Hounds. “The team played well the first half, but had trouble keeping up the second half,” states Coach Atchley.
Pictured are the 2017-2018 Newport Greyhounds. (Front) TJ Harris, Cody Mann, Vincent Jadlong, Lucky Loftis, Mitchell Thomas, Larry Childress, and Jabraylyn Brown. (Back) TK Friar, Christian Rucker, Tydrell Friar, Darnell Beard, Michael Riley and Dawson Vanwinkle.
Newport plays tomorrow night, January 26th at Cedar Ridge. Game time 5 pm. Lineup for the evening is Jr. High Greypups, Lady Hounds, and Greyhounds.