PCA’s Sims, Selby named to All-MAIS teams

Published 12:10 pm Monday, March 13, 2023

Two Porter’s Chapel Academy basketball players capped off outstanding careers with one last big honor.

Senior guard Tiara Sims and senior forward Lawson Selby were named to the All-MAIS Class 3A girls and boys teams, respectively.

Both players also played in the MAIS All-Star Game and had earned All-District 3-3A honors. Sims was the District 3-3A MVP, and her team’s MVP in the all-star game.

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Sims averaged 23.8 points per game while leading PCA to the regular-season district championship and 14-8 record. She scored 27 points or more in eight consecutive games at one point.

Selby filled up nearly every column of the stat sheet on a nightly basis. The two-year starter averaged 18.8 point, 8.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game. He was selected the Best Offensive Player in District 3-3A.

The Eagles finished with a 17-9 record and reached the Class 3A state tournament.

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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