High School Sports

Prep roundup: Host Picayune wins Picayune Holiday Tournament

Picayune head coach Kelton Thompson talks to Marvin Arnold.
Picayune head coach Kelton Thompson talks to Marvin Arnold. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

Marvun Arnold scored 19 points as Picayune held off Stone High 67-61 in the finals of the Picayune Holiday Basketball tournament on Friday night. Delrae Smith added 14 for the Maroon Tide (12-1), winners of eight straight. Kobe Jones added 10. Nathan Fairley led the Tomcats (10-3) with 11 points.

Pascagoula 51, Gautier 49: Dysamond Booker scored 13 points to lead the Panthers (7-4), while Jayden McCorvey and Eric Smith each added 11.

Biloxi 53, Theodore 38: Dontavius Proby scored 16 points to lead the Indians (16-0). Dillyn Neely added 14 points. Robert Finklea finished with six points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks.

Vigor 52, Long Beach 44: The Bearcats fell on day one of the Jackie Laird Tournament at the Biloxi Sports Arena.

Hewitt-Trussville 58, St. Martin 56: The Yellow Jackets lost on day one of the Jackie Laird Tournament at the Biloxi Sports Arena. The Yellow Jackets were led by JaRonn Wilkens 25 points and 11 rebounds, Jariyon Wilkens added 14 points and eight rebounds.

Pascagoula girls 62, Gautier 36: The Lady Panthers cruised to an easy win at home.

James Jones: 228-896-2320, @_jkjones

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