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11/6/2013 6:00:00 AM
Rebelettes reload, win opening pair
Sports Editor

Leake Academy picked up two victories in the Canton Academy Tournament last week in prep basketball action.

The Rebelettes defeated Jackson Academy 41-35 and The Veritas School 62-53. Leake Academy will play at Macon Central on Thursday.

"We are completely reloading this year," Coach Doyle Wolverton said. "I was pleased pick up two early wins."

The Rebelettes led Jackson Academy 22-17 at the half. Anna Evans led with 15 points and 14 rebounds while Mary Grace Key added 12 points and Katie Webb had eight points and 11 rebounds.

Leake Academy led The Veritas School 39-30 at the half. Key had 24 points and seven steals while Webb scored 14 points and Evans had 12 points and 12 rebounds.

There are several games involving local teams on Saturday.

Choctaw Central will host its annual tipoff classic.

1:30 p.m. - Union girls vs. Southeast Lauderdale

3 p.m. - Newton girls vs. Leake Central

4:30 p.m. - Forest girls vs. Quitman

6 p.m. - Choctaw Central girls vs. Scott Central

7:30 p.m. - Choctaw Central boys vs. Morton.

Neshoba Central will play both Kemper County teams in the Wildcats Classic while Philadelphia travels to Louisville.

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