Photos by Willie Ann Shelton
Rod Reaves (5) leads the way as the Ashland Blue Devils celebrate the Class 1A championship Thursday afternoon at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

Cornelious Jones reaches out for the basketball to keep it from going out of bounds.

Photos by Willie Ann Shelton
(Left) Richard Brooks (23) gets inside a Hawk and puts up a shot. (Right) DeAnthony Tipler (3) goes to the goal versus a Shaw player.

The Blue Devils wait to get their hands on the gold ball, being held by head coach Rolley Tipler.

Richard Brooks of Ashland is recognized as the C Spire Scholar-Athlete of the Game.

Cadarrious Crumb is honored as the C Spire Player of the Game.

Athletic director Ayesha Brooks congratulates Rod Reaves during the post-game celebration at the “Big House.”

Back-to-back for Blue Devils

The Ashland Blue Devils have done it again – brought home the gold ball from the “Big House.”


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