Mya, Pirates moving on to WNIT Final Four


WHS grad Mya Jackson and her Seton Hall University women’s basketball teammates will play Middle Tennessee State in the WNIT Final Four Thursday night.

WHS grad Mya Jackson and her Seton Hall University women’s basketball teammates will play Middle Tennessee State in the WNIT Final Four Thursday night.


Courtesy Photo | Seton Hall University Athletics

Mya Jackson and her Seton Hall University teammates have advanced to the WNIT Final Four.

The Pirates defeated Columbia 78-75 Monday night in a WNIT quarterfinal game.

Seton Hall will play at Middle Tennessee State 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The championship game is set for Saturday.

The other Final Four matchup has UCLA playing South Dakota State Thursday night.

In the win over Columbia, Jackson had nine points, including a key three-pointer late in the game. She was 4 for 4 from the field.

Jackson scored 2,033 points in her career at Wilmington High School. She is the WHS and Clinton County all-time leading scorer for girls basketball. She ranks fourth overall among all scorers behind Brayden Sipple (2,485), Jarron Cumberland (2,408) and Donnie Fields (2,135).

WHS grad Mya Jackson and her Seton Hall University women’s basketball teammates will play Middle Tennessee State in the WNIT Final Four Thursday night.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/03/web1_BKC_mya1.jpgWHS grad Mya Jackson and her Seton Hall University women’s basketball teammates will play Middle Tennessee State in the WNIT Final Four Thursday night. Courtesy Photo | Seton Hall University Athletics