Area teams shine in basketball district championships

(Courtesy: Ty Harden)
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) Several area high school basketball teams, both boys and girls, won their region in this year's district tournament championships.

Here's a look at the matchups and results:

BOYS RESULTS
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Region 5-6A: Meridian beat Oak Grove 66-50.
Region 8-5A: Wayne County beat Pascagoula 49-45
Region 4-4A: Choctaw Central beat Louisville 64-59
Region 5-3A: SE Lauderdale beat Kemper County 64-52
Region 5-2A: Heidelberg beat Bay Springs 74-53
Region 6-2A: Philadelphia beat Newton 71-51

GIRLS RESULTS
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Region 5-6A: Meridian beat Oak Grove 55-43
Region 8-5A: Wayne County beat Gautier 44-31
Region 4-4A: Choctaw Central beat Louisville 60-49
Region 5-4A: Quitman beat Newton County 41-36
Region 5-3A: SE Lauderdale beat Kemper County 64-52
Region 6-2A: Newton beat Union 52-43