Prep basketball roundup: Heritage Academy boys hold off Leake Academy




Theo DeRosa



MADDEN -- The Heritage Academy boys earned a 54-52 road win over Leake Academy on Tuesday in Madden.


Jonathan Peal led the Patriots with 17 points, and Sam Hannon scored 10.


Heritage Academy will host Starkville Academy on Thursday.



Other scores


Prep Girls Basketball


West Lowndes 75, Noxapater 25


The West Lowndes girls picked up a 75-25 win over Noxapater on Tuesday.


Averi Sanders scored 18 points to lead the Panthers. Nenah Young had 17, and Tydajasha Hood had 15.


West Lowndes will host McAdams on Friday.


Starkville 64, West Point 29


WEST POINT -- The Starkville High School girls beat West Point 64-29 in Tuesday's game in West Point.


Amaya Ford had 12 points for the Yellow Jackets.


West Point will host New Hope on Friday.


Winston Academy 33, Starkville Academy 23


LOUISVILLE -- The Starkville Academy girls lost Tuesday's road game at Winston Academy, 33-23.


Lillee Alpe had nine points to lead the Volunteers.


Starkville Academy will play Thursday at Heritage Academy.


Oak Hill Academy 43, Carroll Academy 25


WEST POINT -- The Oak Hill Academy girls beat Carroll Academy 43-25 in Tuesday's home game.


Carley Wooten scored 14 points to lead the Raiders. Morgan Dabbs had nine, and Raylee Craven had seven.


Oak Hill will host Winona Christian on Thursday in West Point.


Hebron Christian 59, Kemper Academy 46


PHEBA -- The Hebron Christian School girls beat Kemper Academy 59-46 in Tuesday's home game.


Katelyn Hill scored 25 points to lead Hebron. Elisha Carter had 19 for the Eagles.


Hebron will play at Carroll Academy on Monday.


Leake Academy 57, Heritage Academy 16


Pickens Academy (Ala.) 49, Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 15


Prep Boys Basketball


Shannon 54, Caledonia 40


CALEDONIA -- The Caledonia boys lost Tuesday's home game against Shannon, 54-40.


Jarvis Leigh led the Cavaliers with 17 points. Ja'von Hopkins had eight, and Jeremy Emerson had six.


Tylen Simpson added four points for Caledonia, Jeremiah Dumas had three, and Issac Grady had two.


Caledonia will play Friday at Mooreville.


West Lowndes 70, Noxapater 62


Jaylon Sherrod scored 29 points as the West Lowndes boys beat Noxapater 70-62 in Tuesday's game in Columbus.


Decamby Willis added 17 points for the Panthers. Fred Rice Jr. had eight, and Josh Franklin had seven.


Starkville Academy 70, Winston Academy 38


LOUISVILLE -- The Starkville Academy boys earned a 70-38 road win over Winston Academy on Tuesday in Louisville.


Wiggy Ball had 12 points to lead the Vols. Wyatt Buice had 10, and Cy Hallberg had nine.


Hebron Christian 55, Kemper Academy 46


PHEBA -- The Hebron Christian boys beat Kemper Academy 55-46 on Tuesday in Pheba.


Dash Turman had 21 points to lead the Eagles, and Braeden Triplett added 13.


Heritage Christian Academy (Ala.) 54, Pickens Academy (Ala.) 42


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Pickens Academy (Alabama) boys lost Tuesday's road game at Heritage Christian Academy (Alabama), 54-42.


William Parker led the Pirates (4-4, 2-2 region) with 17 points, and Rafe Brown added 14.


Pickens will host South Choctaw Academy (Alabama) on Thursday.


Starkville 64, West Point 32


Carroll Academy 52, Oak Hill Academy 40



Theo DeRosa reports on high school sports and Mississippi State softball for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.


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