Emery Thigpen becomes first JA soccer player to earn Gatorade Player of the Year honors

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Academy’s Emery Thigpen earned himself a state championship and Gatorade Player of the Year honors this year. The senior center midfielder is the first soccer player to ever earn this title from Jackson Academy. Thigpen plans to attend Ole Miss this fall in Oxford as he looks to major in International Studies.

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