Como Middle School hosted a round robin tournament early in February. Both boys and girls Como teams took first place honors.
The boys and girls teams from Coldwater Middle School placed second place while Tunica placed third.
The Lady Cougars defeated Tunica in the first round by a score of 41-25.
Portia Tucker led all scorers with 17 points followed by Joya Wilbourn with 9 points.
Other Como scorers include Jessica Wilson, 6 points; Shanketta Newsom, 4 points; Gernesha Edwards, 3 points and Erica Williams, 2 points.
In the championship game, Tucker led in scoring with 22 points helping to defeat Coldwater 44-34 for the championship.
Gernesha Edwards contributed seven points while Joya Wilbourn, Kishanta Bobo and Jessica Wilson scored 4 points each. Shanketta Newsom had three points. Other team members include Adelaide Gassion and Erika Williams. The Lady Cougars ended the season with a 10-3 record.
In the first round boys’ action, the Cougars never trailed the Lions of Tunica, defeating them 57-45.
In a close contest, Como was able to take over Coldwater in the last two minutes of the championship game.
Nicolas Black made his last four free throws to secure the win as time ran out for Coldwater.
Jarrod Petty led all scorers with 21 points.
Other scorers for Como were Nico Wooten 9 points, Nicholas Black 8 points, Travis Walker, 7 points, Mario Findley, 5 points; Rodricus Black, 3 points; and Laron Green, 2 points.
Other teams members include Marcus Wesley, Trenton Moor, Deundra Avant, Jarvis Taylor, Marvin Cox, Dexter Robinson, Brandon Lark, Kelvin Milan, Joshua Armstrong and Stevie Pryor.
The Cougars ended the season 10-3.