The Leake Academy Lady Rebels picked up a couple of District 2AAA victories last week, and now they are going for their second invitational tournament championship of the year.

The Lady Rebels defeated Canton Academy 15-1 and Heritage 12-2 last week as they improved to 16-3-1. This week, Leake Academy will visit Winston Academy on Tuesday. Then on Saturday, they enter the Carroll Academy tournament. Leake Academy will play three pool games as they take on Washington School at 10:20 a.m., Central Holmes at 1 p.m., and Bayou at 3:40 p.m. The winners of the pools will advance to the semifinals with the finals to follow.


Lady Rebels 15

Canton Academy 1

The Lady Rebels outhit Canton Academy 18-6 as they took the victory last Monday.

Leake Academy scored three in the first, one in the second, four in the third, three in the fourth, one in the fifth and five in the sixth. Canton’s run came in the fifth.

Kristen Walker was the winning pitcher. She had five strike outs.

Emmi Harkins led the Lady Rebels with a double, three singles and three RBIs. Maybry Mayfield hit two doubles and a single and knocked in five runs. Carolina Jackson and Emeri Warren both hit a double and a single while Savannah Greer hit a double.


Lady Rebels 12

Heritage 2

Leake Academy took the early lead and held on as they defeated Heritage Academy last Tuesday.

The Lady Rebels scored four in the first, two in the second, two in the third, three in the fifth and one in the sixth. Heritage scored two in the fifth.

Jackson was the winning pitcher.

Greer led with two doubles, a single and three RBIs. Lillian Pope hit a double, two singles and three RBIs. Harkins, Jackson, and Ashley Smith all hit a double and a single. Annaleigh Smith added two singles while Mayfield hit a double.