Pine Grove’s Lana Rowland voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Pine Grove sophomore Lana Rowland for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

Rowland made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points to lead Pine Grove to a 65-59 win over Biggersville.

Rowland received 29.84% of the vote, beating out Columbus’ Myra King who finished with 22.74%. Northpoint’s Leah Jones finished third with 19.23% and Pontotoc’s Samya Brooks was fourth with 12.2%. There were over 24,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 11-17:

Samya Brooks, Pontotoc: Brooks scored 22 points to lead Pontotoc to a 76-14 win over Caledonia.

Hama’ya Fielder, Neshoba Central: Fielder scored 21 points to lead Neshoba Central to a big 77-74 win over Pearl.

Andie Flatgard, Jackson Prep: Flatgard scored a game-high 22 points to lead Jackson Prep to a 43-39 win over MRA.

Abbey Harrison, Hernando: Harrison scored 18 points to lead Hernando to a 59-33 win over Southaven.

Ashanti High, New Albany: High scored a game-high 23 points — including four 3-pointers — to lead New Albany to a 56-49 win over Ingomar.

Leah Jones, Northpoint: Jones scored 18 points to lead Northpoint to a 62-32 victory over Lausanne. 

Macy Jones, Columbia Academy: Jones scored a game-high 24 points to lead Columbia Academy to their 14th straight win, a 65-47 victory over Sumrall.

Reagan Kennedy, Hattiesburg: Kennedy scored 15 points to lead Hattiesburg to a 50-27 win over Pearl River Central.

Myra King, Columbus: King drilled a pair of key 3-pointers in the third quarter to help No. 4 Columbus pull away from New Hope for a 39-25 victory.

Meckiya Maye, Velma Jackson: Maye poured in 18 points to lead Velma Jackson to a 63-28 win over St. Andrew’s.

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