Hood was 9 of 12– for 75% – from beyond the arc and finished with 27 points. He finished 9 of 14 overall. The nine 3-point goals is the most in a single game in the Cobras’ history. The past 3-point record was held by Josh’s cousin, the late Brandt Hood, who made 8 in a game against Piney Woods on December 12, 2006. Brandt was 8 for 13 from long range that night.
The Cobras made a total of 11 three’s against St. Al, with Cody King and Gib Britt adding one each. King, a senior, also contributed with 14 points and 5 assists, while the other senior on the team, Jamar Sims, added 10 points and 6 assists.
The win improved the Cobras’ record to 3-0. Other victories have come over Copiah Academy and Dexter.
The Lady Cobras also picked up their third win of the year to improve to 3-0. Wesson outscored St. Al 69-39. Like the Cobras, other victories have come over Copiah and Dexter.
The Lady Cobras were led by Ann Shelby Davis with 16 points and 4 steals. Ansley Schimmel added 8 points and Madison Rials and Summer Rials each had 7 points.
Both Wesson teams play Thursday at Pelahatchie. Game times are 4:30 for JV girls, 5:15 for JV Boys, 6:00 for Varsity girls and 7:15 for varsity boys.