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January 21, 2014

JMS 8th-grade Blue post 2 wins in Lufkin tourney


Jacksonville Middle School's 8th-grade Blue unit churned out a pair of wins at the Lufkin Junior High Tournament on Satureday.

The Braves defeated Livingston, 39-20, and knocked off Longview Forest Park by a 51-49 margin.

Izayah Mayfield scored seven points and came down with four rebounds in the win while Jordan Meza added six points and made two steals. In the victory over Forest Park, Josh McDowell poured in 13 points and had 11 boards while Jaeshun Bush finished with 11 points and three streals.

JMS lost to Longview Foster, 42-34. Bush led the way with 10 points and five steals and McDowell tallied nine points and seven rebounds.

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