McAdams held a five-point lead over Leake Central, a 4A school, entering the fourth quarter, but was outscored 21-12 in a 60-56 loss. It was only the second game for the Bulldogs and coach Kenyon Ross feels that contributed to the loss.
“We just have to get in game mode. The more games we play, the better we will get. We're playing pretty good defense, but I think we can get better.. We'll be okay.”
Cameron Fleming led the Bulldogs with 26 points and five rebounds. Tyrick Davis had 11 points, five steals and four rebounds.
“We missed a lot of free throws, a lot of open shots. Things we have to get better at,” Ross said.
Fleming was 10 of 14 from the line, but the rest of the team was six of 16,
The Lady Bulldogs were defeated by Leake Central 65-49. Kenady Cross had 18 points and Ameri Gadson 13. Jamae Wright led Leake Central with 21 points.
“A lot of young players stepped up,” coach Ashley Brown said.
The Lady Bulldogs will compete in a tournament at West Lowndes Friday and Saturday.