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November 17, 2012

Roundup: Twenty games on tap today for Lauderdale County Soccer tourney

(Continued)

MERIDIAN — Leake Aca. girls    64

Sylva-Bay Aca.    36

Anna Kat Nowell paced four Rebelettes in double figures last Saturday with 13 points and Leake held visiting Sylva-Bay scoreless in the third quarter.

After leading 20-6 following one quarter, LA turned a 38-23 halftime lead into a 60-23 lead entering the fourth with Hanna Moore adding 10 points and Chloe Thaggard and Katie Webb each finishing with 11.

Sylva-Bay received 14 points from Mallory Odom and 12 from Kerrie Blakney.

— Jamie Wachter

Leake Aca. girls    82

Mt. Salus Christian    50

The Rebelettes methodically pulled away from visiting Mt. Salus on Nov. 8, outscoring it in every quarter. LA led 27-14 after one and 55-31 at halftime.

Twelve Rebelettes scored, led by Hannah Moore's 16 points and 10 rebounds. Katie Webb added 15 points, while Hannah Peoples finished with 12 and Anna Kat Nowell chipped in 11 points, five rebounds and eight assists.

Anna Grace Govero led Mt. Salus with 18 points.

— Jamie Wachter

LATE JUCO BASKETBALL

Itawamba    83

Meridian women    65

The Eagles captured the 2012 Region 23 Tournament Championship against Itawamba to earn a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament several months ago, but the Indians returned the favor Thursday night at home.

Freshman Kristen Sampson led the way in scoring for MCC with 19 points, while sophomore Gelese Lampton finished the game with 17 points. Sophomore Malaka Johnson added 13 points in the road loss at Itawamba.

MCC (4-2) returns to action next Monday night at home against Jones County Junior College. The game is set to begin at 6 p.m.

The game will air live on 106.9 The Eagle, the campus radio station of Meridian Community College. The pre-game broadcast is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. This will mark the first ever broadcast of MCC basketball on 106.9 The Eagle.

— from school reports

Itawamba    88

Meridian men    61

The Eagles fell to 0-6 while Itawamba improved to 3-2.

The Eagles will return to action Saturday night on the road at Faulkner State Community College. The game is scheduled for 6 p.m.

The MCC men will return to the Graham Gymnasium on Monday night against Jones County Junior College at 8 p.m.

The game will air live on 106.9 The Eagle, the campus radio station of Meridian Community College.

— from school reports

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