Choctaw County seeks to keep the edge in Class 3A, Region 4
Choctaw County sits in the captain’s seat atop Class 3A, Region 4 with three weeks to go.
The Chargers are 2-0 in the division and 5-2 overall thanks, in large part, to a resilient grind to overcome some early adversities against East Webster and Eupora. Choctaw County followed up a season-opening loss to the Wolverines with three-straight wins and then a loss to the Eagles with back-to-back home triumphs to start division play over Houston and Aberdeen the last two weeks.
Now, the real challenge begins. Two road games are on the way starting tonight when the Chargers go to Nettleton (34, 1-1) and next week at South Pontotoc (7-1, 1-1).
Choctaw County coach Ben Ashley will find out a great amount about his team this week, but the preparation leading up to the game tonight has him feeling better.
“We had a good week,” Ashley said. “There was a lot of energy at practice and I attribute that to winning. When you win, everybody is in a better mood. The key is to reign in on that, but I was really excited about our week.”
The Tigers of Nettleton might be hard to figure out to the naked eye. They started 2-0 before losing fourstraight games to Booneville, Baldwyn,
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