from staff reports
The Meridian Star
The Newton County Academy boys basketball team will head into next week’s district tournament with momentum as they wrapped up the regular season with a 61-33 home win Thursday against Wayne Academy.
The Generals, who are 13-6, were led by Tre Collins’ 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Chance Collins added 12 points, four assists and five steals. Tanner Smith also posted a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
NCA plays Park Place at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the tournament at Veritas.
— Jamie Wachter
Wayne Academy girls 46
Newton County Academy 33
The NCA girls weren’t as fortunate in their regular season finale despite 22 points from Katie Bounds and 18 from Faith Hollingswoth.
The 11-14 Generals will play at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday against Park Place in the district tournament at Veritas.