DECATUR — Despite outstanding efforts from Holmes Community College sophomores Marcus Washington and Jarvis Williams, the South men captured the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Basketball contests held Friday, April 10, at East Central Community College's Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building.
Washington led the North men with 21 points while Williams had 14.
Bryce Jones, a six-foot guard from Jones, scored 28 points to lead the South men to a 123-117 win over the North squad. Jones was named most valuable player for his efforts.
Also scoring for the South were Justin Coleman of Mississippi Gulf Coast, 18; Jamarri Johnson of Mississippi Gulf Coast, 17; Otis Harvey of Jones, 12; Terry Morris of Copiah-Lincoln, 11; CJ White of Jones, 10; LaDarrius Drain of Hinds, nine; Kristian Clark and Ramone Tate both of East Central, six each; and Trent Jeffries of Southwest, Michael Lewis of Mississippi Gulf Coast, and Brandon Daniels of Meridian, two each.
Also scoring for the North were Lakee Westbrook of Itawamba, 15; Antonio Finley of East Mississippi, Austin Timms of Itawamba, and De'Sean Dockery of Northwest, 13 each; Dimario Jackson of Northeast, eight; Chris Rhoney of East Mississippi, seven; Darius Dukes of Mississippi Delta, six; Cameron Monix of Coahoma, five; and Sharwyn McGee of Northwest, two.
The North men held a 57-56 halftime advantage.