The freshman scored 14 points to lead the Starkville girls basketball team to a 49-32 victory over Oxford in a 6A Region 1 matchup.
Edwards received 45.91% of the vote, beating out Starkville Academy's Reese Jackson who finished second with34%. Madison Central’s Lauren Baylor finished third with 13.06% and Hazlehurst Justin Adams-Johnson finished fourth with 10.96%. There were over 105,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 24-30:
Parker Henry, West Lauderdale Boys Basketball: The senior scored 22 points, 16 rebounds, and 6 blocks in loss against Choctaw Central. Henry had another impressive performance Friday night as he dropped a triple-double (14 points, 18 rebounds, 10 blocks) in a 48-37 win over Louisville.
Shaelynn Quick, Florence Girls Soccer: The Southern Mississippi signee scored two goals in a 5-0 second round 5A playoff win over West Harrison. Florence (20-1) will travel to George County for the MHSAA Class 5A South State Championship on Tuesday.
Reese Jackson, Starkville Academy Boys Basketball: The senior point guard has led Starkville Academy in scoring the last 3 games of the season with 18 points, 4 steals against Heritage Academy, and 13 points in a win over Washington Academy. Jackson ends the season with 103 steals total, and is the team’s leader in steals and assists.