The Leake Academy Lady Rebels played in the 5A State Tournament at Brookhaven Academy playing the Lady Cougars of Brookhaven Academy. The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 13 point lead after the opening quarter but saw that lead cut to 9 points by halftime, 32-23 Leake Academy. In the second half, the Lady Rebels lead was reduced to only one point early in the third quarter but managed to push the lead back out to 6 points by the end of the quarter. In the final quarter the Lady Rebels extended the lead back out to 10 points only to see it dwindle down to 4 points before building back to a 10 point victory, 55-45 as time expired on the clock. With tonight’s win, the Lady Rebels advance to the State 5A Semi Final game at 1:00pm Friday afternoon playing Central Hinds Academy.