The J.Z. George boys basketball team dropped a 63-33 decision to top-seed East Webster Tuesday night in the semifinals of the Region 2-2A Tournament in North Carrollton.

The Jaguars, the No. 4 seed, were led by D’Anthony McGlothan’s seven points.

J.Z. George (2-6) plays at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the consolation game against the loser of Wednesday’s Bruce-Calhoun City contest.

In the girls game Tuesday, the East Webster girls advanced to the championship game Friday with a 61-30 win over Eupora.

Leflore County: The Lady Tigers were sent to the consolation game of the Region 6-1A Tournament with a 60-17 loss to McEvans Tuesday night at Simmons High School.

McEvans only led 9-6 after one but outscored Leflore 22-3 in the second for a 31-9 lead at the half.

D’Kayla Young and Jakiaya Young had seven points each.

Leflore (0-13) plays Thursday at 5 p.m. against the West Bolivar-Simmons loser. McEvans plays the winner Friday at 5 p.m. in the championship game.

Contact Calvin Stevens at 581-7234 or

The original headline of this article incorrectly said that the J.Z. George boys and Leflore County girls had been eliminated from the regionals.

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