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Vicksburg High defeated Forest Hill 62-54 on Monday



Vicksburg High Forest Hill
Malik Franklin: Photo by Ced Tillman

Vicksburg High School boy’s basketball team grabbed a 62-54 win over Forest Hill on Monday night.

The Gators had a 7-5 lead in the first quarter with shots coming from Malik Franklin, Jalen Banks and Markel Derby.

By halftime, VHS secured a 24-22 lead with Kealon Bass and Franklin both hitting 3-pointers.

The Gators continued to stay on top of things in the second half which continued into the third quarter where Davian Williams hit a big 3-pointer.

Franklin led with 21 points. Williams put up nine points. Tyler Henderson managed seven, while Derby, Banks and Jaylin Jackson all scored five. Bass finished with three points and Kamryn Bailey added two points. Mikey Johnson hit a free throw.

VHS will travel to Jim Hill on Friday.

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