Prep Hoops: Top-ranked Biloxi falls; Starting 5 in the “Southern 6” excels


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

A pair of highly-ranked boys teams from the “Southern Six” traveled to the Jackson area and took part in tourneys on Martin Luther King Day Monday.

But neither nor fared very well.

January 13, 2023: Biloxi Duran Parish (12) during the versus Biloxi varsity boys basketball game at Gulfport High School. Photo: Bobby McDuffie/228 Sports

The top-ranked Indians headed to Clinton to face Raymond High at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College and the Rangers ambushed Biloxi 73-70 in overtime handing the Indians just their second loss of the season.

The Indians trailed for much of the game but knotted the contest up at 64-64 in the waning moments of regulation on a 3-pointer by Duran Parish to send the contest into the extra session. But…

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