From Florence’s Devin Carter to Stone High’s Cortez Dennis to Center Hill’s Zandon Haralson (pictured above), there were several standout boys basketball performances across the state of Mississippi on Friday, Jan. 8.
Here’s a look at Friday’s top boys basketball performances:
JAN. 8 – TOP BOYS BASKETBALL STARS IN MISSISSIPPI
Gavin Brinker, Pontotoc
Brinker scored 16 points to lead Pontotoc to a 57-53 road win over Itawamba.
Keshawn Brown, Vicksburg
Brown scored a game-high 22 points to lead No. 10 Vicksburg to a 69-62 win over Ridgeland.
Devin Carter, Florence
Carter scored a game-high 36 points to lead Florence to a 70-47 win over Quitman in a Region 5-4A matchup.
Cortez Dennis, Stone High
Dennis racked up 38 points, 14 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead Stone High to a 69-45 win over Forrest County.
Christian Gilliland, Northpoint Christian
Gilliland scored 28 points in a 74-69 loss to MHEA.
Kaleb Guy, Booneville
Guy scored a game-high 17 points to lead Booneville to a 62-43 win over Baldwyn.
Keondra Hampton, Itawamba
Hampton scored a game-high 18 points in Itawamba’s 57-53 loss to Pontotoc.
Zandon Haralson, Center Hill
Haralson put on a show with a 40-point performance to lead Center Hill to a 96-51 victory over Lafayette.
Jordan Harvey, Velma Jackson
Harvey led the Falcons with 17 points as they beat Crystal Springs 49-40 to move to 2-0 in region play.
Josh Hubbard, Madison-Ridgeland Academy
Hubbard scored a game-high 18 points to lead MRA to a 64-37 win over Parklane.
Nick Krauss, St. Patrick
Krauss poured in 40 points to lead St. Patrick to a 68-55 win over East Marion.
Dorian Whitley, DeSoto Central
Whitley scored a game-high 18 points to lead DeSoto Central to a 62-38 win over Lewisburg.
Caleb Wilson, St. Joseph
Wilson scored 24 points in a loss to Pisgah.
(Feature photo by Keith Warren)