Pine Grove’s Keaton Wilkerson voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Pine Grove sophomore Keaton Wilkerson for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week!

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!

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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.

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