West Lincoln Lady Bears out in 1st of Region 7-2A standings

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Amite County unbeaten on boys’ side


The Region 7-2A basketball schedule hasn’t been exactly smooth to start the season as schools are dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks and postponements.

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Here’s an update on the standings as they sit as of Jan. 17.


Adams has WL out to 3-0 start

First year head coach Alissa Adams and the West Lincoln Lady Bears are on top of the girls’ standings with a 3-0 record.

The green and white are 10-8 overall and host a division matchup on Jan. 21 against Loyd Star.

WL beat Loyd Star 47-29 in the last meeting between the teams on Jan. 4. Loyd Star had won the first matchup of the schools — 56-44 — in the Lincoln County Basketball Tournament.

West Lincoln also dropped an LC Tournament game against Bogue Chitto back in Dec. but beat the Lady Bobcats 48-44 when the teams met again on Jan. 7.

The Lady Bears also beat East Marion by an identical 48-44 score on Jan. 11.

Loyd Star and Bogue Chitto close the regular season on Feb. 4 with a game hosted by the Lady Bobcats.

Loyd Star (9-80) owns division wins over Amite County (53-27) and East Marion (50-30) for coach Seth Britt.

Bogue Chitto (7-9) and coach Marc Howard beat East Marion 65-47 in a division game on Jan. 4.


Amite County and East Marion leading boys’ division

There’s work to be done if any of the Lincoln County based schools are going to catch either Amite County of East Marion in the boys’ side of the division.

Amite County (9-5) beat East Marion (6-8) 55-33 when the teams played on Jan. 7.

East Marion has wins over West Lincoln (69-32) and Loyd Star (61-50) while Amite County beat Loyd Star 44-41 on Jan. 11.

Loyd Star (6-10) is the defending region tournament champs on the boys’ side and Bogue Chitto was runners-up last season.

The region tournament is scheduled to be held at Loyd Star this season.

West Lincoln (2-15) and coach Jay Case came close to getting a region win on Jan. 7, but Bogue Chitto held on for a 42-41 win.

The BC Bobcats (9-6) and coach Marc Howard will travel to East Marion on Jan. 21 and host West Lincoln on Jan. 25.