Leake Academy Lady Rebels Win Advance to District Championship


The Leake Academy Lady Rebels played this afternoon in the District 2-5A Semi-Final basketball tournament underway at East Rankin Academy in Pelahatchie. The Lady Rebels played the Lady Raiders from Lamar School in Meridian and came away with an 11 point victory, 66-56. Building on a 1 point lead after the opening quarter, the Lady Rebels were up by 11 points at halftime and finished the game 11 points ahead of the Lady Raiders, 66-56. With today’s victory the Lady Rebels advance to the Girls District 2 Championship game Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm. Cruisin 98 will broadcast the game as well as providing video streaming at kicks96news.com