PCA advances to state tournament after defeating Newton


Porter’s Chapel Academy boy’s basketball team will advance to the state tournament after defeating Newton Academy 46-45 on Thursday.

Porter's Chapel Academy basketball
Porter’s Chapel Academy basketball (Facebook photo)

Chris Taylor led with 24 points and five rebounds while Lawson Selby pitched in 11 points, eight rebounds, and steals.Willie Rogers Jr bright down 10 rebounds, three blocks and four points. Nic Williams scored five and freshman Laken Bradley grabbed six rebounds and added two points.

With 10 seconds left in the game, Taylor Labarre made a big steal to let the time expire which gave the Eagles the win.

PCA will face Tunica Academy Friday night.