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Two Bowmar students battle for the conference championship tonight

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Nicholas Lee and Deonta Selvy Jr.

Two fourth graders from Bowmar Elementary will face off Monday night playing for the South Conference Championship Title.

Nicholas Lee and Deonta Selvy Jr. play for different teams that are both fighting for the No. 1 spot.

Lee plays for the Nets who have a 7-1 record and have been on a seven-game winning streak since losing their first game of the season to the North Division champions Golden Eagles.

Selvy plays for the SuperFlyers where he is the lead scorer for his team that has an 8-0 record. The SuperFlyers are looking forward to ending the regular season with a perfect record.

Selvy is coached by his father Deonta Selvy Sr. while Lee is coached by his grandfather, Dr. Martin Chaney.

This game will not be the first time Lee and Selvy battled each other. Last year they both played quarterback for separate teams in flag football where Lee came out on top leading his team to a 18-14 victory.

The championship game will take place at the Vicksburg YMCA on Monday at 6:15 p.m. on court 2.

 

 

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Burns scored 50 points in PCA victory over Mt. Salus Monday

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(photo by Carrie Martin)

Porter’s Chapel Academy girls basketball player Yakia Burns outscored the entire opposing team in the Eagles 60-20 victory over Mt. Salus.

Burns scored a career high 50 points in the game and led her team to victory once again. She also had five steals and 10 rebounds in the big win.

Burns also played great defense Monday night as she held her opponents to a low scoring game.

Burns is now the highest scoring girl basketball player in the city, averaging more than 30 points per game.

Tbe Lady Eagles will face North Sunflower at PCA Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

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Vicksburg hunter Patrick Southerland got his first deer this weekend

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Patrick Southerland (photo courtesy Brooke Southerland)

Vicksburg hunter Patrick Southerland killed his first deer this weekend in Warren County.

Southerland is 10 years old and a fourth grader at St. Francis Elementary School where he is known as a great student.

Southerland is also a football player for the St. Francis Flashes peewee football team and is well liked by his teammates and coaches.

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Brown helps Ole Miss to a 59-42 win over South Carolina

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Ben Brown (photo courtesy Ole Miss Athletics)

Vicksburg native and Ole Miss offensive lineman Ben Brown helped the Rebels to a 59-42 win over South Carolina Saturday.

Brown’s blocking allowed the Rebels offense to score 59 points, the highest score the team has put up all season. Brown started at center and was a key reason quarterback Matt Corral was protected enough to throw for six touchdowns in the big victory.

Brown is a junior at the University of Mississippi and is one of the Rebels best lineman in years. He is a 2017 graduate of St. Aloysius High School.

Ole Miss is now 3-4 and will face No. 5 Texas A&M Saturday.

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