Marshall Academy Patriots and Lady Patriots are playing a scaled back
summer basketball slate compared to a year ago.
will play three or four games,” said head coach Craig Dailey,
“just picking up games, no set schedule.”
games will be against public schools from the area – like
Ashland and Oxford, which MA faced last week at home.
summer games definitely toughen us up,” Dailey said.
“We had to adjust to the level of play of the public schools.
It gives us the opportunity to play against good competition
– not so much whether we win or lose.”
said lots of younger, inexperienced players are getting valuable
playing time in the summer.
Marshall Academy basketball teams advanced all the way to the
Mississippi Private School Association Overall Tournament this past
season. The Lady Patriots finished 35-12 and the Patriots 28-14.