Wilkerson scored 31 points with 6-8 from the 3-point in Pine Grove’s 61-53 win over Wheeler.
Wilkerson received 49.62% of the vote, beating out Wheeler’s Cayden Howell who finished with 45.21%. Delta Streets Academy’s J.T. Lawrence finished third with 3.29% and Forest Hill’s Jayme Mitchell Jr. was fourth with 0.61%. There were over 22,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 21-27:
J.T. Lawrence, Delta Streets Academy: Lawrence, a sophomore point guard, exploded for 40 points to lift DSA to a 77-57 win over Leake Academy at the Kirk Academy Classic.
Jayme Mitchell Jr., Forest Hill: Mitchell Jr. scored a game-high 21 points to lead Forest Hill to a 62-54 win over Vicksburg in the JPS Trustmark Holiday Basketball Showcase.
Jamarcus Jones, Union: Jones scored 19 points to lead Union to a 41-40 win over Northeast Lauderdale.
Devin Carter, Florence: Carter scored 23 points to go along with three rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 67-42 win over North Pike.
Drew Roth, St. Martin: Roth turned in two double-doubles and averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds in three games, contributing nine total blocks and seven steals.
Cayden Howell, Wheeler: Howell scored 20 points to go along with six rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block in a 61-53 loss to Pine Grove.
Taylon Smith, Vicksburg: Smith scored 21 points with two assists, three steals and four rebounds to lead the Gators in a 64-54 win over Brandon.
Chad Jones, Bay Springs: Jones scored 28 points to go along with four assists, four rebounds and six steals in a 87-50 win over Mendenhall.