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Warren Central’s Turner wins The Submit’s Athlete of the Week award – The Vicksburg Submit

Warren Central’s Turner wins The Submit’s Athlete of the Week award

Revealed 12:03 pm Wednesday, February 8, 2023

A few double-figure scoring nights introduced Gaylon Turner one singular honor.

Turner, a member of Warren Central’s boys’ basketball staff, received this week’s Vicksburg Submit Athlete of the Week award in a extremely aggressive competitors.

Turner acquired 486 out of 1,375 votes to edge out fellow basketball gamers Kameron Brown of Port Gibson and JaNa Colenburg of Vicksburg Excessive.

Brown completed second with 421 votes, and Colenburg was third with 411. Porter’s Chapel Academy basketball participant Jase Jung completed fourth, with 77 votes.

Turner completed with 13 factors in a 60-57 loss to Northwest Rankin on Jan. 31, after which had 15 in a 63-61 victory over Callaway on Feb. 3.

He additionally scored 21 factors in a 64-46 loss to Terry within the first spherical of the MHSAA Area 6-6A match on Monday.

Warren Central will play Pearl within the comfort sport Friday at 5:30 p.m., at Northwest Rankin Excessive College in Flowood.
Congratulations to Gaylon and the opposite nominees, and thanks to our readers for voting. This week’s contest had one among its highest vote totals because it was began in September 2022.

The nominees for the Athlete of the Week award are introduced every week on Sunday, and voting is open till midnight Tuesday. Hyperlinks to the ballot shall be posted on our Fb and Twitter pages, in addition to at vicksburgpost.com.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Submit’s sports activities editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Submit’s sports activities employees since 1998, making him one of many longest-tenured reporters within the paper’s 139-year historical past. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his profession, he has received greater than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Affiliation and Related Press for his protection of native sports activities in Vicksburg.

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