Mississippi High School Basketball - Leake County beaten by Mount OliveJanuary 8, 2021: Walnut Grove, MS 39189
The Mount Olive Pirates ran past the host Leake County Gators basketball team by a final score of 45-35 in Friday's league game.
In their next game, the Pirates face the Stringer Red Devils (Stringer, MS) in a 1A Region 7 game, on Tuesday, January 12. Mount Olive will attempt to move on its 8-1 season record. The Red Devils enter the game with a 4-4 record after their 55-51 non-league loss to Clarkdale (Meridian, MS).
With the defeat, Leake County moves to 2-5 on the year. The Gators travel to Mount Olive (Mount Olive, MS) to face the Pirates in a 1A Region 7 game on Friday, January 15. The Pirates enter the game with a record of 8-1.