The Prairiland Patriots hosted the Chisum Mustangs Friday night, January 11, 2019. The varsity girls kicked off the rivalry with a ‘nail biter,’ in which the Lady Patriots and Lady Mustangs fought back and forth until late in the fourth quarter when the Mustangs pulled ahead. Leaving the Patriots behind with a tough loss, the Mustangs were able to clinch the win with a final score of 50 – 44, it was an ‘edge of your seat’ game to watch.

The two boy varsity teams had a thrilling matchup full of emotion and talent. It was either teams game to win as they headed into overtime with a score of 38 – 38. The final OT quarter of the game had every fan on their feet as #23, Connor Sessums, of Prairiland, powered his way to the basket for the buzzer beater winning shot. This gave the Patriots the win over the Mustangs with a final score of 42 – 41.


Basketball standings for Lamar County can be found at the links below: