Although completing their basketball season as the state AAA champion and with a very impressive 29-2 record, the overall state crown eluded the Indianola Academy Colonels.
They fell by a 72-48 margin to Simpson Academy Friday at Mississippi College.
Update: The IA boys (26-1) will face Adams County Christian School at 7:15 Friday in the MAIS AAA semifinals at Brookhaven Academy. Winner of that game will play for the state title Saturday at 7:15. Colonels beat Cathedral 69-45 Wednesday to advance.
With their 2016 season opener washed away by rain Tuesday, the Indianola Academy baseball team will try again today with a trip to Pillow Academy in Greenwood.
First pitch between the Colonels and AAAA-member Mustangs is scheduled to be thrown at 6 p.m.