Rebelettes drop second loss of season on basketball court

Rebelettes drop second loss of season on basketball court

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The Leake Academy Rebelettes lost for only the second time this season as they fell in the Kirk Academy Tournament.

After a 68-37 win over Bayou Academy on Monday, Leake fell 49-40 to Madison Ridgeland Academy.

The Leake girls only have one game scheduled for next week as the Rebelettes are set to play Winona Christian at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the Columbus Christian Christmas Tournament. The Leake boys will play in the Canton Tournament as they play Riverfield on Tuesday and Delta Academy on Thursday.

Leake will return from the Christmas break and play at Winston Academy on Tuesday, Jan. 4, and will host Simpson on Friday, Jan. 7.

Rebelettes 68

Bayou 37

The Rebelettes dominated the first half and cruised to a 31-point win over the Lady Colts on Monday at the Kirk Tournament.

Leake started fast and led 23-9 at the end of the first period. Leake then outscored Bayou 27-8 in the second and led 50-17 at the half. Bayou outscored Leake 14-7 in the third to cut the lead to 57-31 going to the fourth. Leake took the fourth 11-6 for the final margin.

Miriam Prince led Leake with 16 points and five assists, while Katye Jones had 15 points and five rebounds. Allen Kaye Wilcox had 12 points, six rebounds and three assists. Natalee Vaughn had nine points and was 3-of-5 from the 3-point line. Emeri Warren also had seven points and five rebounds.

Rebels 77

Central Holmes 55

The Rebels had a dominant first half and cruised to a 22-point win over the Trojans on Tuesday.

Leake started fast and led 26-14 at the end of the first. They then outscored Central Holmes 21-10 to lead 47-24 at the half. Leake took the third 17-15 and led 64-39. Central Holmes outscored Leake 18-13 for the final margin.

Samuel Prince led Leake with 24 points, while Jack Harkins and Jake Freeny each had 11 points apiece. Aiden Watkins also chipped in seven points.

Madison-Ridgeland girls 49

Rebelettes 40

The Rebelettes shot just 24 percent from the field as the Lady Patriots closed strong to hand Leake its second loss of the season.

MRA led 13-10 at the end of the first. Both teams scored 10 points in the second as the Lady Patriots held a 23-20 lead at the half. MRA then outscored Leake 10-9 in the third and 16-11 in the fourth to take the win.

Miriam Prince led Leake with 21 points, five rebounds and three assists, while Morgan Freeny had 11 points and four rebounds. Katye Jones had five points and six assists, while Allen Kaye Wilcox had five rebounds, and Emeri Warren had four rebounds.

Tri-County boys 61

Rebels 40

Tri-County closed strong in each half and took a 20-point win over Leake Academy last Monday.

Tri-County led 14-10 at the end of the first and outscored Leake 24-8 in the second to lead 38-18 at the half. Leake got back in the game as they outscored Tri-County 14-5 to trail 43-32 going to the fourth. But Tri-County outscored Leake 18-8 in the fourth to take the win.

Samuel Prince led Leake with 12 points, while Aiden Watkins had eight points. Jack Harkins and Jake Freeny each had seven points apiece.





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