Pass Christian senior guard Maliq Leaks and West Harrison senior Ameshya Williams are the Sun Herald Players of the Week after leading their teams to region titles a week ago.
Leaks is the Boys Player of the Week after scoring 14 points to lead the Pirates to a 47-40 win over Bay High in the Region 8-4A title game on Friday at St. Stanislaus. Leaks hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to close out the victory.
Leaks also had 10 points in a 58-37 win over Vancleave in the semifinals.
The Region 8-4A MVP is averaging 10.9 points and 3.5 assists for the Pirates this season.
Williams, a 6-foot-3 forward, had another huge week in leading the Lady Hurricanes to the Class 8-5A region title.
She scored 33 points in a 45-35 win over Pascagoula in the 8-5A title game on Friday.
Williams also scored 10 points in a 45-14 victory over Gautier in the opening round of the tournament.
Feb. 16: Jeff Bruni (Gulfport) and Breanna Riley (Biloxi).
Feb. 9: Peyton Phillips (Stone High) and Savannah Jones (St. Martin)
Feb. 2: Biscuit Floyd (Harrison Central) and Ameshya Williams (West Harrison).
Jan. 26: Carl Terrell (Gulfport) and Jamaya Galloway (Bay High).
Jan. 19: Darius Johnson (Pascagoula) and Deona Morgan (St. Martin).
Jan. 12: Dillyn Neely (D'Iberville) and Savannah Jones (St. Martin).