High School Sports

Harrison Central senior picks up Sun Herald honor after 2 big wins

Harrison Central's Dayquan Perkins is part of the senior boys home team.
Harrison Central's Dayquan Perkins is part of the senior boys home team. amccoy@sunherald.com file

Harrison Central senior forward Dayquan Perkins led the Red Rebels to a pair of wins last week to begin Region 8-6A play, helping him earn the Sun Herald Player of the Week selection.

Perkins scored 26 points in a 75-59 victory over Hancock and followed that up with 17 in a 63-54 win over Gulfport.

The 6-foot-4 Perkins has consistently produced double-doubles this season while leading the No. 2 Red Rebels to a record of 10-5.

Harrison Central has won six consecutive games headed into Friday's home game against No. 1 Biloxi.

The Red Rebels won 63-54.

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