By CHUCK HATHCOCK
The struggles continue for the Grenada High School boys basketball team.
Tuesday, GHS traveled to Columbus for a region rematch with the Falcons. Grenada earlier won a 56-51 decision at Grenada.
This time, the Falcons came away with a 42-32 win.
With the win, Columbus improves to 10-5 overall and 2-1 inside the region. GHS falls to 7-9 overall and 1-1 in the region.
In the girls’ game, Grenada lost a 66-27 decision to the Lady Falcons.
“We are struggling in every phase of the game,” coach Jaworski Rankin. “Offensively, we are having problems scoring. Defensively, we are having breakdowns. We aren’t rebounding well. We can’t seem to put a full game together.”
Grenada trailed 21-14 at halftime. The Chargers were outscored 11-5 in the third period and found themselves down 13 points heading into the final period. There were able to get within four points with two minutes left.
Freshman Trey Spencer led Grenada with nine points. T.J. White scored eight, and Tyrin Jones chipped in six points.
Heaven Lott and Nakemenya Williams both scored eight points for the Lady Chargers. Quita Pittman chipped in five points. Emily Bush, Rodneshia Leigh, and Trencia Conley all had two points.
GHS hosts Tupelo tonight.