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New Albany boys get big early season win over Pontotoc as girls fall in close contest

New Albany– (Boys) New Albany entered Tuesday’s contest coming off of an offensive explosion against in-county foe West Union that saw the Bulldogs go off for 109 points.

Tuesday’s game against Pontotoc gave the Bulldogs the opportunity to show off their offensive chops against a quality 4A opponent.

Consider the New Albany offense bona fide.

The Bulldogs showed off a varied offensive attack with 4 players in double digits, led my Michael Smith’s 22 points on 9 of 12 shooting, en route to a 77-66 win over the visiting Warriors.

New Albany got 18 points from Mitchell Shettles, 14 from Isaiah Ball and 10 from Michael Casey. Artaveion High had 7 points and a team high 9 rebounds.

The Bulldogs are 2-0 on the year. Their next contest is Tuesday against South Pontotoc.


New Albany girls fell to the visiting Pontotoc Lady Warriors on Tuesday 65-51.

The Lady Bulldogs led 14-10 after the first quarter but was not able to hold off the Pontotoc onslaught to fall to 1-1 on the season.

Kelsey Ledbetter led New Albany with 21 points.

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