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Booneville’s Mary Houston Ivy voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Booneville junior Mary Houston Ivy for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

Houston Ivy scored 16 points in a 46-42 win over Nettleton.

Houston Ivy received40.77% of the vote, beating out Germantown's Essence Baker, who finished with 16.75%. East Union's Maggie McVey finished third with 14.51% and Quitman's Dacia Bostic was fourth with 10.17%. There were over 41,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Jan. 25-31:

Essence Baker, Germantown: Baker scored 17 points to lead Germantown to a 57-46 win over Starkville.

Dacia Bostic, Quitman: Scored 20 points to lead the Panthers past Richland 68-8.

Hayleigh Breland, Stone: Scored 37 points in a 61-53 win over Poplarville.

Nae Nae Ellis, Jackson Academy: Ellis had 15 points, 5 steals and 4 rebounds to lead JA to a 53-21 win over PCS.

Amaya Ford, Starkville: Ford scored a game-high 25 points in Starkville’s 57-46 loss to Germantown.

Clara Garland, Tishomingo County: Scored 18 points with nine rebounds in a 53-30 win over Corinth.

Abbey Harrison, Hernando: Scored 16 points to lead Hernando to a 52-35 win over Horn Lake.

Janiah Hinton, Saltillo: Hinton scored a game-high 14 points to lead Saltillo to a 45-35 win over Center Hill.

Addison Howell, Olive Branch: Howell scored 19 points to lead No. 1 Olive Branch to a 50-47 win over DeSoto Central.

Meckiya Maye, Velma Jackson: Scored 21 points in a 49-41 win over Yazoo County.

Maggie McVey, East Union: On senior night McVey scored 20 points to lead East Union to a 72-62 win over Potts Camp.

LaShaunte Payne, Magee: Payne led all scorers with 21 points in Magee’s 58-32 win over St. Andrew’s.