Winona could have been considered an ungracious host when the Tigers hosted a baseball tournament last Friday and Saturday. Winona totaled 48 runs in wins over Choctaw County 15-7, J.Z. George 18-1 and Kirk Academy 15-5.
The Winona softball team dropped a doubleheader to Southeast Lauderdale last week and had two games rained out.
“We committed way too many errors,” coach Steven Helms said of 3-2 and 14-4 losses to Southeast Lauderdale. A misplayed fly ball resulted in the 3-2 loss.
Instant replay in Mississippi high school games? It’s already a reality for the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) and could happen for the Mississippi High School Activities Association, but probably not for at least a couple of years.
The Winona boys 400 relay team of An’darius Coffey, Malcolm Gholston, Adavion Hargrove and Ahmad Robinson finished first at the Southaven Relays Monday with a time of 44.08. That was almost a full second better than runner-up Senatobia.
The Winona softball team opened the season with a 4-0 win over Leake Central and a 10-0 loss to defending 4A state champion Kosciusko in Jamboree games.
The scheduled regular season opening games with Charleston and French Camp last Friday were rained out and rescheduled as doubleheaders.
Last season was a very good year for Winona track.
The boys and girls teams both finished third in the MHSAA 2A state meet. Both teams won district, region and North State meets leading up to the state meet.
But that was then and this is now. Winona has moved up to 3A.
The Winona boys basketball team won only six games this season with a young team, but that was definitely an improvement over a year ago.
“We went from winless to six wins this season,” said Coach Presley Coleman. “We were a lot more competitive this year. We had some close games that could have gone either way.
The season ended for the Winona boys and girls basketball teams with losses in the opening round of the Region 5-3A basketball tournament played at Southeast Lauderdale. The boys lost to Forest 72-55 and the girls were edged by Kemper County 37-34.