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Prep roundup: Biloxi’s Anna Thigpen has monster game

Biloxi's Anna Thigpen blocks out against Gulfport's Ayanna Lombard during the first quarter of their game at Bert Jenkins gym in Gulfport on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Thigpen registered a triple-double Tuesday against East Central.
Biloxi's Anna Thigpen blocks out against Gulfport's Ayanna Lombard during the first quarter of their game at Bert Jenkins gym in Gulfport on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Thigpen registered a triple-double Tuesday against East Central. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com file

Christian Collegiate Academy split Tuesday night’s basketball action. The CCA girls (13-7, 5-6) defeated Wayne Academy 34-21 to advance to the second round of the MAIS district tournament. Jill Peterman and Sam Burleson led CCA with 14 and 13 points. The boys weren’t as lucky, falling to Newton County Academy 47-29. Codie Coffman-Hayes led CCA (8-11, 4-7) with 14 points.

Biloxi girls 59, East Central 39: Anna Thigpen led Biloxi (19-8) past East Central with 17 points, 18 rebounds and 14 blocks. Shylia McGee led BHS with 20 points. Sania Wells scored 19 for ECHS.

Gulfport girls 54, St. Martin 47: Amyjah Hardnett scored 22 and Dywana Parker added 10 for GHS (15-11). Daphane White scored 16 to lead St. Martin. Paola Torres and Raven Overman added 11 and 10 respectively.

Harrison Central girls 58, West Harrison 41: Chyna Allen led HCHS with 10 points.

Gulfport 67, St. Martin 53: Keevon Oney scored 20 points and Miles Daniels added 18 to lead the Admirals (17-9).

Bay 71, Hancock 31: Galen Smith III and Galen Smith Jr scored 16 and 13 points for Bay. Chris Moody and Darius Wyman added 12 and 11 apiece.

Biloxi 65, East Central 26: Fred Ramsey Thompson led Biloxi with 13 points. Dontavius Proby scored 12.

Other scores: Pass Christian girls 62, Long Beach 17; Harrison Central 84, West Harrison 78 (2 OT)

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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