January 30, 2007

Barksdales to lead South Panola in '08

When it comes to deciding which high school team is the best in Mississippi, one school comes to mind.

South Panola in Batesville, Miss. has won four straight championships and 60 straight games while earning that distinction.

Deciding who the top player in the Magnolia State in 2008 is a tougher job. Ocean Springs' DeAndre Brown is already being considered for the top spot, but another prospect, whose initials are also D. B., could challenge for that distinction. Darius Barksdale could be the state's best player, but he also may get a challenge as South Panola's best player from his cousin, Bud Barksdale.

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