Mississippi High School Basketball - Leake Central fells New HopeFebruary 1, 2019: Columbus, MS 39702
Leake Central Gators (Carthage, MS) backers were in high spirits Friday as they witnessed their basketball squad thwart the host New Hope Trojans (Columbus, MS), 45-31 in a league bout.
With the win, Leake Central upgrades its record to 14-12 on the season. The Gators host Kosciusko (Kosciusko, MS) to play the Whippets in a 4A Region 4 bout on Tuesday, February 5. The Whippets go into the bout with a record of 11-15. Kosciusko won 45-38 in their recent league bout against Noxubee County (Macon, MS)
Next up, the Trojans play the Louisville Wildcats (Louisville, MS) in a 4A Region 4 bout, on Tuesday, February 5. New Hope will attempt to upgrade on its 10-13 season record. The Wildcats go into the bout with a 19-4 record after their 72-56 non-league win over McAdams (McAdams, MS).