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Magee junior Lashaunte Payne voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week


Congratulations to Magee junior Lashaunte Payne for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

Payne turned in a double-double with 24 points and 16 rebounds in a 64-53 loss to Lake.

Payne received78.67% of the vote, beating out Provine's Myeisha Scott who finished with 10.84%. Smithville's Orlandria Smith finished third 9.79% and Madison Central's Kennedy Ransom was fourth with 0.7%

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 28-Jan. 3:

Antonia Bryant, St. Martin: Scored 19 points to go with five rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 58-42 win over Davidson (Alabama).

Kennedy Ransom, Madison Central: Turned in a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in a 57-41 win over Vicksburg, then dropped 25 points to go along with a team-high seven rebounds, in a 74-28 win over Jim Hill.

Myeisha Scott, Provine: Recorded a double-double with 26 points and 18 rebounds to go along with three steals and four assists in a 65-53 win over Jim Hill.

Orlandria Smith, Smithville: Turned in a double-double with 21 points and 15 rebounds to go with three assists and three steals in a 51-23 win over Hamilton.