Pegues scored 20 points as Olive Branch rolled to a 76-27 win over Lewisburg on Jan. 22.
Pegues received 40.94% of the vote, beating out Porter’s Chapel’s Yakia Burns, who finished with 24.29%. Jackson Prep’s Andie Flatgard finished third with 15.74% and Lake Cormorant’s Malaesha Liddell was fourth with 12.2%. There were over 27,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 18-24:
Samya Brooks, Pontotoc: Brooks scored 18 points to lead Pontotoc to an 83-45 win Shannon.
Yakia Burns, Porter’s Chapel: Burns scored 40 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Porter’s Chapel to a 72-65 overtime win over Greenville Christian.
Amari Davis, North Pike: Davis drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift North Pike to a 35-34 win over Lanier.
Ella Wesley Davis, MRA: Wesley Davis scored 14 points to lead MRA to a 40-19 win over PCS.
Andie Flatgard, Jackson Prep: Flatgard drilled the game-winning shot in overtime and finished with 20 points to lead Jackson Prep to a 50-47 OT win over Jackson Academy.
Malaesha Liddell, Lake Cormorant: Liddell scored 19 points in Lake Cormorant’s 34-28 loss to Saltillo.
Macie Phifer, Ingomar: Phifer scored 22 points to lead Ingomar to a 59-25 win over Smithville.
Kennedy Ransom, Madison Central: Ransom scored 16 points to lead Madison Central to a 55-33 win over Warren Central.
McKinna Smith, Jackson Academy: Smith tallied 13 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in Jackson Academy’s 50-47 overtime loss to Jackson Prep.
Sky Vaughn, Pontotoc: Vaughn scored 17 points to help Pontotoc to an 83-45 win Shannon.
Macie Walker, Belmont: Walker scored a game-high 22 points to lead Belmont to a 59-34 win over Booneville.
Miriam Prince, Leake Academy: Prince averaged 21.3 ppg and 4 steals per game in district games against Heritage, Lamar, and East Rankin.