The Trojans have played some strong competition to start off the season and should be among the favorites to claim Region 8-3A once again.
In a doubleheader March 2 at South Jones, West Marion (4-3) lost a pair of one-run ball games to the Braves that could have gone either way.
Apart from one Achilles heel, the Wildcats are playing far better than their 1-6 start would indicate.
Columbia (1-6, 0-2) has been in all but one of its seven games late, but 42 walks allowed in as many innings and 10 errors are damaging the Wildcats.
East Marion is a game away from its first state basketball championship after overcoming a comeback to top Potts Camp 80-66 in the semifinals Monday.
The Eagles (26-5) will meet Okolona (29-2) in the Class 1A State Championship Thursday afternoon at 3 in the Mississippi Coliseum following the Chieftains’ 65-55 win over West Lowndes.
Columbia High School tennis player Jacob Brown helped kick off his senior tennis season with an exciting opportunity: Signing Friday to play at Southwest Community College.
He’ll join a new program as Southwest restarted tennis this year after not having teams for several years.
The East Marion Eagles are heading to the Final Four to play in the Mississippi Coliseum Monday at noon after defeating Piney Woods 82-53 Thursday night.
East Marion (25-5), who was won 21 straight games, will meet Potts Camp after the Cardinals beat Biggersville 86-74 Thursday.