By Steve Swogetinsky

Kemper Messenger

The Kemper Academy Rams will begin district play Friday night when they host Columbus Christian.

The girls game starts at 6 p.m. with the boys game to follow.

The Kemper Academy teams returned to action from the Christmas holidays Tuesday. The girls dropped a 48-30 decision to Clarkdale while the Rams fell 57-52,

The Kemper Academy girls now stand at 4-8. Against Clarkdale, Jena Bobo led with 14 points while Jordan Gully added 11.

Dylan Williamson led the Kemper Academy boys with 18 points in their game with Kemper Academy. Trey Waddell scored 11 and Cash Wilson scored nine. The Rams dropped to 1-7.