LA Rebels Drop Doubleheader Baseball to Simpson Cougars


The Leake Academy Rebels were at home in Madden for doubleheader varsity baseball action hosting the Cougars of Simpson Academy from Mendenhall. The Cougars scored 3 runs to 1 run for the Rebels to win game in seven innings, 3-1. In game two, the Cougars won the game by 4 runs, 11-7. Simpson jumped out to a 3 run lead in the top of the first inning on a three run home run then added another 4 runs in the top of the 2nd inning before the Rebels removed the goose egg in the bottom of the inning by scoring 1 run. The Cougars picked up 1 run in the 3rd and 2 runs in the 4th to go ahead 11-1 going into the bottom of the 5th inning. The Rebels came to life in the 5th, scoring 3 runs to keep the game alive cutting the Simpson lead to 7 runs, 11-4. The Rebels would mount another comeback in the bottom of the 7th inning, scoring 3 runs to cut the lead down to 4 runs, 11-7 but that would end the scoring for the Rebels. Our next scheduled broadcast of Leake Academy Varsity Baseball is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:00pm.