Oxford geared up for the annual "O" Town Showdown this weekend by earning two wins over Charleston Tuesday night at home.<>
The Lady Chargers won 81-43 thanks to 32 points from Janesha Johnson. Aliyah Herod and Tamara Wadlington each scored nine points in the victory.
The Chargers won the nightcap 84-64. Josh Gibbs and Shelby McEwen led the Chargers with 18 points apiece. Jarkel Joiner had 17, Cortez Jones had 13 points and eight assists, while David Dennis chipped in 13. Oxford is now 8-0 heading into Friday night's game with Madison-Ridgeland Academy at 8:30.
Oxford's junior varsity Chargers earned a 50-16 win over Charleston. Billy Adams had 17, while Jaquan Webb had nine. Oxford is now 4-1. The next JV game is Dec. 19 against Lafayette.