POPLAR BLUFF - New Madrid County Central Middle School's seventh grade basketball team dropped to 1-3 on the season Tuesday, losing to Poplar Bluff, 29-18.
NMCCMS scorers were Dontrey Washington (8), Matt Whitehead (2), Shamar Davis (2), DeAnton Brown (2), and John Carlisle (4).
Jimmy Dye paced Poplar Bluff with 13.
"He had a lot of calls that went against us, but we had a lot of silly mistakes and missed some layups," said coach Keith Sapp. "We were hurting ourselves."
The team will travel to Cape Central on Monday for a 6 p.m. game.