Mississippi High School Basketball - Pelahatchie nips Leake CountyJanuary 5, 2021: Walnut Grove, MS 39189
Fans at Tuesday's non-league challenge between the Pelahatchie Chiefs (Pelahatchie, MS) and the host Leake County Gators (Walnut Grove, MS), saw Pelahatchie's basketball squad hold off Leake County by a tally of 53-50.
With the victory, Pelahatchie improves its record to 1-2 on the campaign. The Chiefs host Pisgah (Sandhill, MS) to play the Dragons in a 2A Region 4 challenge on Tuesday, January 12. The Dragons come into the challenge with a record of 12-3.
Next up, the Gators play the Mount Olive Pirates (Mount Olive, MS) in a 1A Region 7 challenge, on Friday, January 8. Leake County will attempt to improve on its 2-4 season record. The Pirates come into the challenge with a 7-1 record after their 50-33 non-league win over Purvis (Purvis, MS).