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.

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.

Girls
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 sports reporters in the paper's 137-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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