Photo Gallery: Summer Slam Basketball Tournament

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Core Mississippi Magic AAU basketball program hosted the Summer Slam Tournament last weekend at the Jackson Street Gym. Approximately a dozen teams competed in three age divisions during the three-day tournament.

In the 14U championship game, Jackson-based One Shot At Greatness beat the Core Mississippi Magic 42-29. Jaden Houseton and Tyler Lyles scored eight points apiece for the winners. Jalen Winters led the Magic with 19 points.

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About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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