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Congratulations to Mantachie girls basketball guard Darby Pitts for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 3-9!

The junior had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and was 6/10 behind the arc against Kossuth. She also surpassed 1,000 career points in this game.

Pitts received 58.06% of the vote, beating out Leake Central's Ca’Leis Campbell who finished second with 24.89%. Northwest Rankin's KK Morris finished third with7.31% and Madison Central's Caleb Davis finished fourth with 3.15%. There were over 52,000 votes tallied this week! 

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 3-9:

Ca’Leis Campbell, Leake Central Boys Basketball: Led Leake Central in two district wins with 26 points vs West Lauderdale and 19 points vs Northeast Lauderdale.

Keith Taylor, Lawrence County Boys Basketball: Had 26 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals vs. Amite County.

Gavin Shannon, Tupelo Boys Basketball: Had 23 points in 100-93 upset win over Starkville, who came into the game ranked No. 1 in SBLive’s statewide boys basketball rankings.

Audria Houston, Tupelo Girls Basketball: Scored 15 points in 67-56 win over Starkville. Tupelo came into the game ranked No. 3 in the state in SBLive’s Top 10 girls basketball rankings.

Andie Flatgard, Jackson Prep Girls Basketball: Led Jackson Prep with 20 points in a 56-34 win over Cathedral. 

Madilynn Vuncannon, Walnut Girls Basketball: Vuncannon scored her 1,500th career point and 200th career three-pointer in a 34-48 loss against Blue Mountain at the Tippah County Tournament. Vuncannon recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds in this game as well. 

Caleb Davis, Madison Central Boys Soccer: Recorded a hat-trick (3 goals) in a 4-1 win over Germantown. 

Miles Williams, Northwest Rankin Boys Soccer: Had 2 goals in a 3-0 win over Oxford.

Akala Jacobs, Madison Central Girls Soccer: Recorded a hat-trick (3 goals) in a 4-1 win over Germantown. 

Oscar Hampton, Vancleave Boys Basketball: Had 27 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals in a win over George County. 

KK Morris, Northwest Rankin Girls Soccer: Scored 2 goals in a 3-0 win over Oxford.