By NEMS Daily Journal
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three Northeast Mississippi players helped lead the Mississippi team to the All-State, All-American Junior National basketball title last month.
In a week-long competition that began on July 18, the Mississippi squad went 13-0, winning eight pool games and five tournament contests.
Javon Green of Shannon was named the MVP of the tournament, while Kenny Paul Geno of Booneville won the slam dunk contest with an impressive dunk over a man sitting in a folding chair.
Zack Jones of Mantachie and Quentin Carroll of Blue Mountain also played significant roles for the Mississippi team.