New Site and Kossuth met as two of the top teams in the area, both with undefeated records and championship aspirations this season.
The Kossuth court was like a basketball Thunderdome: two undefeated teams enter, and one teams leaves (undefeated.)
The Lady Royals, the Mississippi Sports Network #1 team in the state in 2A knocked off the Lady Aggies of Kossuth, the #1 3A team in the state and defending chapion, by a score of 52-48 on Tuesday to run their record to 9-0, tied for the 2nd best record in Mississippi.
New Site won the back and forth contest on the road after trailing 13-10 after the first quarter. A balanced scoring attack led them back into the contest and got them the impressive early season victory.
Hannah Campbell led with 17 points. Ivy Loden connected for 15 including a trio of crucial three pointers. Saydee Taylor and Lily Whitley each contributed 7.
In boys action, the Royals moved to 10-0 with a convincing 67-40 victory over the host Aggies.
The Lady Royals are in action Friday against Biloxi while the Royals take the court next against Saltillo.