The Leake Academy Basketball Teams were in action today at the MAIS North 4A Tournament at Magnolia Heights Academy in Senatobia. The number 4 seed Leake Academy Rebels took the floor at 4:00 pm playing the number 1 seed and district one champion Pillow Academy Mustangs. The Rebels tailed throughout the game with the Mustangs leading by 21 points at halftime (42-21). The Mustangs continued to outscore the Rebels in the second half winning the game by 32 points (72-40). The Rebels finish their basketball season with the loss with an 11-17 season record.
The number 1 seed Lady Rebels were next on the floor playing the number 4 seed Lady Generals from Washington School in Greenville. The Lady Rebels took a big lead early and continued to outpace the Lady Generals throughout the game. The Lady Rebels had a commanding 34 point lead at halftime (38-4). Due to the score, the second half was played with a running clock and with the Lady Rebel starters setting out most of the remainder of the contest. The Lady Rebels won the game by 43 points (60-17) and advance to the next round of the North State tournament, playing again on Friday evening at 5:15 pm. Be sure to join Cruisin 98 Friday as the Lady Rebels play in the North State semi final game.