Provine boys, Lanier girls capture JPS Holiday Tournament titles

Rams, Bulldogs win two games on final day to win the tournament

Provine boys, Lanier girls capture JPS Holiday Tournament titles

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The championships of Jackson Public Schools annual holiday basketball tournament are staying right in JPS.

Provine scored a late, come-from-behind victory over Warren Central in the boy’s final, while Lanier pulled away late from crosstown rival Murrah in the girl’s final at Jackson State.

Provine defeated Callaway earlier Friday in the boy’s semifinals, 58-54, before defeating the Vikings 45-44 in the championship game.

Lanier defeated Warren Central, 55-43, earlier Friday in the girl’s semifinals before defeating the Mustangs 37-25 in the championship game.

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