The Coahoma Early College high School boys and girls have shown bright spots this season but remain winless in district play after home losses to Ruleville Tuesday night.
The Tigers (0-6, 0-4) lost 62-40, while the Lady Tigers (1-5, 0-4) lost 54-23.
Isaiah Galmore led the Tigers with 16 points, Curtis McGowan had 2, Miketavious Stokes had 2, Orlando Stuckey had 3, Jeremy Quails had 8, Jordarion Morgan had 2, and Zachariah Smith had 7.
CECHS was held scoreless in the first quarter and trailed 15-3 late in the first half, but cut the deficit to 18-12 at halftime. However, the Tigers were unable to complete the comeback.
“I’m going to be honest with you, we’re getting better,” said Tigers coach Cameron Monix. “A lot of people weren’t here to see the same today, but we’re getting better and better. That’s going to be my objective this season. I want to win every game, but we’re going to get better every game, too.”
Ireyonia Jackson led the Lady Tigers with 11 points, Charlandria Thomas had 5, Juliana Hartford had 3, and Ariyanna Jackson and Calviyuna Johnson had 2 each.
“I played a little more zone tonight than I normally do,” said Lady Tigers coach Luster C. Tyler II. “I try to teach man-to-man more than I want to. Just to give them a chance tonight, we wanted to see if we could hold them with zone. We actually did it with a half court set. I saw that they’re learning. Each game is a learning process for us.”
CECHS is at Amanda Elzy Friday and hosts Amanda Elzy Tuesday. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. for both girls games with the boys games following.