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Walnut standout Claire Leak signs to play basketball at Northwest

Walnut standout senior Claire Leak made her decision on Friday about where she was going to continue her basketball career when he high school playing days are over later this season.

Claire is going to suit up for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers next season

Leak, the leading active scorer in Tippah County after moving over 1000 career points last year, is one of the Mississippi Sports Group seniors to watch this year.

A season ago, Leak averaged 19 points and 7 rebounds per game as she helped lead the Lady Wildcatrs to the third round of the MHSAA basketball playoffs where they lost to the eventual state champion Calhoun City Lady Wildcats.

Walnut has started the season off 0-2 as they have dealt with a short-handed roster. They are back in action Saturday at the Biggersville Tournament.

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