The Kosciusko Lady Whippets returned to the hardwood on Saturday to participate in the Meridian Shootout Tournament.
The Lady Whippets showed a little rust early from their holiday layoff, but they ultimately defeated Kemper County, 48-39.
Calvin Banks and Antonio Harmon combined for 25 points last Tuesday as Kosciusko (8-3) returned from the Thanksgiving break with a 63-36 win against J.Z. George. Jaquan Hall added 15 rebounds, and Omarion Cobbins chipped in with four steals.
Starkville defeated Kosciusko 2-0 last Friday in the Whippets’ return to the pitch from the Thanksgiving break. The loss dropped Kosciusko to 4-4 overall on the season. Kosciusko has a six-day break before resuming play on Friday at home against Winona.