Philadelphia High School dropped a pair of classic games Saturday in the Weir Classic.

The Tornadoes fell 3-2 to Ethel and 8-0 to Cleveland.

Games scheduled for Neshoba Central, Choctaw Central, Union and Leake Academy were rained out.

Local records

Here is how each of the local teams stood at the start of the week:

Choctaw Central 0-0

Leake Academy 0-0

Neshoba Central 0-0

Union 0-0

Philadelphia 0-2

This week's schedule


Union at Quitman

Raleigh at Choctaw Central

Neshoba Central vs. West Jones in Northeast Lauderdale tournament.


Heidelberg at Philadelphia


Lake at Choctaw Central

Leake Academy at East Rankin

Neshoba Central vs. Quitman at NE Lauderdale tournament.


Union at Newton County

Leake Academy at Newton Academy

(Games to be played at Louisville)

Noon - Neshoba Central vs. Louisville

2 p.m. - Philadelphia vs. Neshoba Central

5 p.m. - Philadelphia vs. Louisville


Leake Academy at Winona


Ethel scored in the sixth inning to slip past Philadelphia. Romon Gray took the pitching loss in relief of Tyler Partridge.

Fent Mars had two hits to pace the Tornadoes in their loss to Cleveland. Baily Smith and Levon Carter both hit singles. Johntrell Pickens had six strikeouts on the mound.