Top stars, best performances for Jan. 8 in Mississippi high school girls basketball

From Brandon’s Gabrielle Collier to Southaven’s Ari Winston, there were several standout girls basketball performances across the state of Mississippi on Friday, Jan. 8.

Here’s a look at Friday’s top girls basketball performances:

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STATEWIDE GIRLS BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD

JAN. 8 – TOP GIRLS BASKETBALL STARS IN MISSISSIPPI

Dacia Bostic, Quitman

Bostic scored a game-high 21 points to lead Quitman to a Region 5-4A victory over Florence.

Hayleigh Breland, Stone High

Breland scored 21 points to help lead the LadyCats to a 71-34 win over Forrest County.

Gabrielle Collier, Brandon

Collier scored a game-high 19 points to lead Brandon to a 52-48 win over Pearl.

Ella Wesley Davis, Madison Ridgeland Academy

Wesley Davis scored a career-high 18 points to lead MRA to a 56-48 victory over Parklane.

Malasha Faulkner, Potts Camp

Faulkner scored a game-high 19 points to lead Potts Camp to a 48-18 win over Strayhorn.

Reina Hartfield, Stone High

Hartfield scored 21 points to help lead Stone High to a 71-34 victory over Forrest County.

Janiya Jones, DeSoto Central

Jones scored 17 of her game-high 24 points in the second half to lead DeSoto Central to a 60-38 win over Lewisburg. She also hit five 3-pointers.

Claire Leak, Walnut

Leake scored 18 points and connected on 4-of-8 3-pointers to help lead Walnut to a 49-45 win over Blue Mountain in the Tippah County semifinals.

Cayla Myers, Velma Jackson

Myers scored 15 points to lead the Lady Falcons to a 55-41 region win over Crystal Springs.

Maura Nunley, Tishomingo County

Nunley scored 24 points to lead Tishomingo County to 94-48 win over New Albany.

Mikayla Riley, Tupelo

Riley scored 20 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Tupelo to a 55-50 region victory over Olive Branch.

Destini Sims, Vicksburg

Sims tallied 17 points, 6 steals, 5 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead Vicksburg to a 45-34 win over Ridgeland.

Sky Vaughn, Pontotoc

Vaughn scored 20 points to lead Pontotoc to an 81-28 win over Itawamba.

Madilynn Vuncannon, Walnut

Vuncannon scored 15 points — including four 3-pointers — and pulled down 10 rebounds to help lead Walnut to a 49-45 win over Blue Mountain in the Tippah County semifinals.

Ari Winston, Southaven

Winston scored a game-high 23 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Southaven to a 43-41 win over Oxford.

Did we miss someone? Tag us on Twitter or Instagram @sblivems and let us know. We’ll update the post with more top performances as they are submitted by readers.

STATEWIDE GIRLS BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD

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