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Published 12:00 am Friday, March 28, 2008

March 28, 2008


St. Al cruises past MSD, 5-2

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St. Aloysius stayed perfect on the season Wednesday, beating the Mississippi School for the Deaf 5-2 at Halls Ferry Park.

Taylor Henry won in boys singles 6-1, 6-0, Andrew Gravens and Nicholas Mason won in boys doubles 6-0, 6-0, and Kelsey Buell and Jean Marie Mabry won 6-0, 6-0 in girls doubles. Josh Williams and Patrick Coccarro, as well as Ellen Whitaker and Nikeshia Green, won by default in No. 2 boys and girls doubles, respectively, to finish the rout.

Vicksburg pounds Callaway on the court

Vicksburg High improved to 2-0 in the division and 4-2 overall with a 4-2 win over Callaway on Thursday.

Donald Brown won his boys singles match over Dinero Butler 6-1, 6-0 and Christine Figueroa won her girls singles match over Chelsi Jones 6-0 6-0. The girls doubles team of Catherine Figueroa and Grace Ga-as defeated Chelsha Lindsey and Catherine Robinson 6-0 6-0.

The Gators doubles team of Reed Rodgers and Perry Tolliver and the mixed doubles team of Perry Wolfe and Brittany Stocks each won by default.


Lady Vikes finish first at JPS meet

Warren Central racked up six first-place finishes, including two by Condrea Collins in the 400-meter dash and 800-meter run, to claim first place at the Jackson Public Schools Meet on Tuesday.

Chevnee Triplett won the shot put for WC, Reva Mace was first in the high jump, Samantha Butler in the long jump, and Jennifer Bowen in 3,200 meter run. Kaylee Boyd was second in the 3,200 meters, while Julie Waddle was second in the 1,600 meters, Tabitha Taylor in the 200 meters, and Sherrelle Slaughter in the 300 meter hurdles. In addition to her long jump win, Butler was also second in the triple jump.

Warren Central also collected six third-place finishes.


Warren Central wins Natchez meet

Freshman Will Burnett shot a tournament-best 73 to earn medalist honors as Warren Central scored a 317 to beat St. Aloysius by six strokes. Fellow freshman Dylan Bradley finished second with a 76 and seventh-grader Parker Rutherford finished fifth with an 80. Rich Phillips shot an 88 for WC.