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WC boys basketball team defeated Port Gibson 51-49 on Tuesday

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Deonta Segrest (Photo by Marcus James)

Warren Central High School boys basketball team bounced back from Saturday’s loss with a 51-49 win over Port Gibson on Tuesday.

“The team played well and everything is starting to come along and I’m proud that we played consistently throughout the night,” said head coach Keith Williams.

Taylor Mitchell led things in points and finished with 16. Teammates Darrton Allen and Gaylon Turner added nine on the night.

Taylor Mitchell (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Port Gibson managed to put a lot of pressure on Warren Central throughout the night, but fell just short of the win.

Deonta Segrest contributed heavily on defense by coming down with 12 rebounds. Segrest also contributed seven points, eight rebounds and four blocks.

WC will travel to play Raymond on Thursday.

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