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Vicksburg natives Scott and Shorter brought home wins for their college teams



(left) Jeff Scott, Jr. from Alabama State Athletics and (right) Joe Shorter from Albany State Athletics

Two Vicksburg natives, Joe Shorter and Jeff Scott, Jr., each showed out for their college football teams over the weekend, with each team grabbing a victory.

Shorter, former Warren Central player, led Albany State University to a 49-0 over Clark Atlanta where he caught four passes for 90 yards. His longest catch went for 50 yards.

Scott, who formerly starred at Vicksburg High, racked up four tackles, one fumble and one sack in Alabama State’s 38-24 win over Bethune-Cookman. He also returned a fumble for a touchdown, but it was eventually called back.

Both Scott and Shorter will travel to away games this Saturday and strive for another win.

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