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Eighth Grade Gators remain undefeated with stunning 73-25 win

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Vicksburg Junior High eighth grade came to play Monday night against Northwest Rankin for a big victory.

The Gators put on a show for the crowd by winning 73-25.

The Gators Johnny Smith took over the first quarter by making eight points as VJHS ended the quarter with a 22-7  lead.  Smith would end the game with 13 points on the night.

All night, Vicksburg scored with no hesitation leading at halftime 46-18.

In the first half, Tyler Carter only made four points but after halftime, he took over the game. Carter became a mad man by taking the ball from defenders and finishing the game with 25 points, 12 rebounds, two blocks, and two steals.

With the help of Smith, Carter and hard work from their teammates, the Gators (8-0) remain undefeated under head coach Jerdon Hardiman and assistant coach DeAndre King.

Other Vicksburg Junior High School scores:

VJHS eighth grade girls suffered a tough loss to Northwest Rankin 14-33.

VJHS seventh grade boys won against Northwest Rankin 32-5, with Mincer Minor III scoring 10 points and Decorey Knight JR scoring seven points.

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