JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - There were plenty of reasons to shed tears of joy at Jackson Academy on Friday as Brett Ball became the first Raider basketball player to sign a SEC scholarship.
The 5'11" guard inked her name with the University of South Carolina.
Ball led JA to back-to-back MAIS AAA state championships, including a spot in the title game of the MAIS Overall Tournament this past season.
All while earning All-MAIS first team honors.
Ball has major shoes to follow.
Her aunts are Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Ruthie Bolton and Mae Ola Bolton.
Both are former basketball stars at Auburn University.
Ball says she was also being recruited by Southern Miss, East Carolina and Temple.
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