Lafayette’s Karizma Norphlet voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Lafayette junior Karizma Norphlet for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

Norphlet scored 18 points to go with four steals and two assists in a 52-43 win over Saltillo, then dropped 27 points to go with three steals and two rebounds in a 74-60 win over Center Hill.

Norphlet received 30.16% of the vote, beating out Jackson Academy’s Emily Thompson who finished with 23.98%. Tishomingo County’s Maura Nunley finished third 16.24% and Velma Jackson’s Cayla Myers was fourth with 11.03%. There were over 55,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 4-10:

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. 

Emily Thompson, Jackson Academy:Thompson grabbed 20 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists, and 4 steals in Jackson Academy’s 55-28 win over Copiah. 

Emmi Harkins, Leake Academy: Harkins scored 26 points, shooting 7-10 from the 3 point line and 3-3 from the charity stripe in Leake Academy’s game against Lamar. 

Mylani Galbreath, Hillcrest Christian: Averaged 21.3 points in four games, including 33 points (and six steals) in a 64-21 win over St. Aloysius and 21 points (and seven rebounds) in a 41-40 win over Madison-Ridgeland Academy.

Valencia McFall, St. Martin: Scored in double figures in three wins for the Yellow Jackets, with 20 points in a 51-42 win over St. Luke’s, 21 points (and 15 rebounds) in a 72-48 win over Ocean Springs and 14 points in a 56-44 win over Pascagoula.

Mohagany McNulty, North Forrest: Turned in a double-double with 23 points and 10 steals and five assists in a 79-22 win over Collins.

Kennedy Ransom, Madison Central: Turned in a pair of double-doubles with 13 points and 11 rebounds in a 54-47 win over Clinton and 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 57-39 loss to Meridian.

Gensine Walley, Greene County: Scored in double figures in all three games last week, with 18 points in a 74-38 win over Forrest County AHS, 11 points, four assists and four steals in a 42-39 loss to Sumrall and 15 points three rebounds and three steals in a 61-50 win over Stone.

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