PCA rolls, Lady Vikes win in high school basketball action

Published 2:16 pm Friday, December 17, 2021

As they wind down the 2021 half of their schedule, Porter’s Chapel Academy’s boys’ basketball team might not want to take a break.

Chris Taylor scored 32 points and had six steals, and Lawson Selby added 23 points, 10 rebounds and four steals as PCA routed Franklin Academy 83-41 on Thursday.

Nic Williams also had 10 points and four assists for PCA (7-6), which won its second game in a row by 30 points or more. The Eagles will play Friday at 6 p.m. at Northeast Baptist in West Monroe, La., before taking next week off for the Christmas break.

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In Thursday’s girls’ game, Tiara Sims scored 35 points and Anjel Walton had 17 points and nine rebounds as PCA beat Franklin 67-48.

Warren Central 42, Murrah 37
Zy Segrest had a double-double, with 15 points and 11 rebounds, to lead Warren Central’s girls’ basketball team to a victory over Murrah on Thursday.

The Lady Vikes (8-5) won their second game in a row, and for the fifth time in seven games. They’ll face McComb Saturday at 4 p.m., at Southwest Mississippi Community College in Magnolia.

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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