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Valentine makes game winning shot in Outsiders overtime victory

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Corderrion Valentine

Warren Central Intermediate sixth-grader Corderrion Valentine helped his youth basketball team to a 22-19 victory over the weekend.

Valentine plays for the Outsiders, which is a team built with fifth and sixth graders from the Vicksburg-Warrren School District.

The Outsiders played against the Knights Saturday, Dec. 14. Near the end of the fourth quarter, the Outsiders were down 19-16. Then, Cannon Jackson shot a long 3 pointer. At the end of regular play, the game was tied at 19-19, forcing it to go to overtime.

Once the game made it to overtime, both teams played hard defense, but Valentine got open and threw up a big 3 pointer to win the game 22-19.

Jackson led the game with 11 points, followed by Valentine who had 7 points. Other teammates also helped with points in crunch time including Luke Bond and Braden Cooper who both scored a big shot to help secure the win.

Outsiders team roster:

  1. Cannon Jackson
  2. Corderrion Valentine
  3. Luke Bond
  4. Aiden Davis
  5. Erin Watson
  6. John Moorehead
  7. Kameron Cooper
  8. Braden Cooper

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WC’s Segrest scored 14 points in the Vikings win over Forrest County AHS

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Warren Central High School girl’s basketball player Zykerri Segrest led the Vikings in Friday’s victory over Forrest County AHS.

The Vikings defeated the Aggies with a final score of 58-33.  Segrest, a junior, was responsible for 14 points. She also played great defense in the match and was a key reason why Forrest County AHS was only able to score one point in the fourth quarter.

Ja’ela Smith, a freshman, was also instrumental in the Viking’s win with an impressive 12 points.

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Lady Flashes defeat Cathedral 33-24

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The Flashes' Emily Cook drives the ball down the court. (photo courtesy Adam Cook)

The St. Aloysius High School girls basketball team defeated Cathedral High School Friday in a 33-24 victory.

Elizabeth Theriot led the Lady Flashes in points, finishing the night with 14. She was a key player in the Flashes’ big win over their rivals, the Cathedral Green Wave.

Taylor Chewning also put up big numbers in the win last night. She scored 13 points and got multiple assists from Emily Cook.

Cook added 2 points of her own along with three assists in the win.

The Lady Flashes now have a 3-2 record. They are preparing to play Discovery Christian Thursday, Dec. 3.

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Magee hit the game winning shot as Flashes beat Cathedral 50-49

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(photo by YAS Photography LLC)

St. Aloysius High School basketball player Carter Magee hit a game winning 3-pointer to seal the Flashes’ victory over Cathedral High School Friday night.

Trailing 47-49 before Carter’s big shot, the Flashes went on to win the game 50-49.

Carter finished the night with 12 points. He had plenty of help from his fellow teammates in the team’s win. Isaiah Thomas was the Flashes’ lead scorer with 18 points and Padre Gray Jr. added 11 for the Flashes.

The Flashes go into the Thanksgiving break with a big win. They play Discovery Christian Thursday, Dec. 3.

 

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