Backs were against the wall all night and we had to make a play.”. | Add your comment, Published 9:45 pm Thursday, November 19, 2020. “Those kids stepped up and they played lights out. The Rebels took the opening drive down to the ACCS 8-yard line and ended up having to settle for a Cole Arthur 25-yard field goal with 6:10 left in the first quarter to take a 3-0 lead. They deserve it.”. Read more JACKSON — They say defense wins championships. 1 seed Leake Academy to only eight first downs. Sophomore quarterback Rhett Atkinson was 0-for-4 passing with one interception. This game was part of the 2020 MAIS High School Football Playoff Bracket - MAIS 5A tournament. “I thought our kids left it all out on the field. On ACCS’ next possession Leake Academy safety Thomas Cheatham would come up with an interception and return 46 yards for a touchdown to put the Rebels up 10-0 with 8:54 left in the fourth quarter. On the ensuing drive ACCS drove down to the Leake Academy 23-yard line and on fourth down Blake LaPrairie would be stopped just inches from the first down mark and the Rebels turned the ball over on downs. Unfortunately for the Raiders, Leake Academy held Lamar to just 71 yards on the ground while rushing for 204 yards itself as the Rebels won 45-14 Friday in … Corey Sewell had 95 yards rushing to lead Adams Christian (10-3). Leake Academy P.O. The Rebels will now host Lamar School Friday night in the semifinals of the Mississippi Independent Schools Association’s Class 5A state football playoffs. “But our guys, with their backs against the wall, protected a three-point lead all night.”. Natchez freedmen and women largely funded Emancipation Monument in Washington, D.C. 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