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Jonesboro's M.J. Walker is one of two Southern Crescent basketball players competing in the AJC's slam dunk competition. (PHOTO: Steve Knight)

Jonesboro’s M.J. Walker is one of two Southern Crescent basketball players competing in the AJC’s slam dunk competition. (PHOTO: Steve Knight)

Two Southern Crescent ballers will are vying for votes that will determine who will emerge as Atlanta’s best high school dunker.

Jonesboro sophomore M.J. Walker and Stockbridge senior Javon Smith are part of a list of five Atlanta area athletes involved in the 2015 Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Slam Dunk Contest.

Each player had the opportunity to submit one dunk a piece for fans to vote on. The others included in the competition are Brandon Barnes (South Cobb), Alterique Gilbert (Miller Grove), and Obinna Ofodile (Duluth).

The voting period will conclude Friday March 19 at 9:00 a.m. The winner will be announced Friday at noon.

You can view both Walker’s and Smith’s dunks — along with the other three contestants — here:

Now go and vote for your favorite dunker here!

 

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