WCCA Rams boys advance to championship game in MAIS District 4-A Tournament

Published 12:04 am Friday, February 8, 2019

WOODVILLE — D’mario Weathersby led Wilkinson County Christian Academy with a game-high 23 points as the No. 1 seed Rams defeated the No. 4 seed Mt. Salus Christian School Eagles 61-22 Thursday night in the boys’ semifinals of the MAIS District 4-A Tournament, which is taking place at WCCA.

Despite the difference in talent and experience, Mt. Salus Christian hung tough with WCCA in the early stages of the game and was only down 15-11 at the end of the first quarter.

However, the Rams took control of the game in the second quarter and rolled from there. They outscored the Eagles 12-4 in that quarter for a 27-15 halftime lead and then put the game away with a decisive 19-3 advantage in the third quarter for a commanding 46-18 lead.

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R.J. Fisher poured in 14 points and Will Olive contributed with eight points for the Rams.

WCCA (22-6) will take on Discovery Christian School in the boys’ championship game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Mt. Salus Christian School will face off with Rebul Academy at 1:30 p.m.

Discovery Christian, the No. 2 seed, took care of No. 3 seed Rebul Academy 56-23 in the first boys’ semifinal game of the day.