The McAdams girls basketball team won twice in Region 5-1A games last week, defeating Nanih Waiya 61-38 and French Camp 68-48. The victories left the Lady Bulldogs at 3-1 in region play, tied with Ethel for second.
The French Camp boys basketball team split two Region 5-1A games last week, leaving the Panthers tied for third in the six-team district with a 2-2 record. French Camp defeated McAdams 49-35, but lost to West Lowndes 61-54.
The French Camp boys and girls basketball teams returned to action Tuesday following the Christmas break with games at Noxapater. It was the first Region 5-1A action of the season. The teams have region games at home Friday against Ethel.
It was a long afternoon for the Ethel girls and boys basketball teams Saturday at the Bulldog Invitational hosted by McAdams. In games against J.Z. George. the Lady Tigers won in double overtime 50-48, but the Tigers dropped a heartbreaking overtime game 70-68.
Leake Central was the boys winner at the Bulldogs Invitational powerlifting meet hosted by McAdams, with individual winners in seven of the 11 weight classes. Leake Central has 60 points, Leake County 40, Jim Hill 34 and McAdams 29.
McAdams senior Percy Lewis has been named to the 1A All-State first team as a defensive tackle.
Lewis, 6-8 and 320 pounds, was a two-way lineman for the Bulldogs. He was credited with 90 tackles, including five for losses and three sacks.