HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Houston High School named Justin Childs its head boys and girls basketball coach.
The school made the announcement on Tuesday.
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He comes to Houston from Delta Streets Academy in Greenwood where he just won a MAIS state championship.
During his 13 years of coaching, he's been a head coach for 11 of those years.
He replaces Chris Pettit who left for a job at Choctaw County High School.
Childs is a native of Louisville and a graduate of Mississippi State University.
"My family and I are extremely excited to be a part of the Houston Hilltopper community," Childs told WTVA. "It’s a great school system and Athletics are a huge part of not just the school, but the town itself. We are proud to be a part of it."