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Jackson Academy’s Thomas, Roberts named to All Tournament Team



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Jackson Acacemy’s Emmalee Thomas and Anna Roberts were chosen for the All Tournament Team for the South Choctaw Academy Christmas Tournament.

Jackson Acacemy’s Emmalee Thomas and Anna Roberts were chosen for the All Tournament Team for the South Choctaw Academy Christmas Tournament.

The Jackson Academy Lady Eagles were defeated by Monroe Academy 38-25 in the South Choctaw Academy Christmas Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Toxey.

The Lady Eagles are 4-2 on the season. Emmalee Thomas and Anna Roberts were both named to the All Tournament Team for JA.

The Lady Eagles fell behind early 10-9 in the first quarter and trailed 26-14 at halftime. Anna Roberts was the leading scorer at this point for the Lady Eagles with 5 points.

In the second half the Lady Eagles kept it close only getting outscored 12- 11 to lose 38-25.

For JA, Roberts had 11 points.

In game one on Friday the Lady Eagles defeated South Choctaw 42-37. JA trailed at halftime 21-19, but outscored SCA in the second half 23-16 to win 42-37. The win came thanks to the hot hands of Roberts with 13 points and Thomas with 10 points.

Jackson Academy plays next at Clarke Prep against South Choctaw Academy on Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 9 a.m.

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