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2020-21 GHSA Girls Basketball All-State Honors

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DISCLAIMER: These are Sandy’s Spiel All-State Selections. The GHSA does NOT select All-State Teams in any sport ever.

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Ms. Basketball: Raven Johnson, Westlake, Sr.

FIRST TEAM
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, Sr.
G – Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Jr.
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Sr.
W – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Jr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, McEachern, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Ta’Niya Latson, Westlake, Jr.
G – Crystal Henderson, Kell, So.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Jr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Sr.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Chloe Sterling, Marietta, Jr.
G – Mia Moore, St. Francis, Sr.
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, Jr.
G – Flau’jae Johnson, Sprayberry, Jr.
G – Kionna Gaines, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
G – Diana Collins, Brookwood, So.
G – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Sr.
G – Courtney Ogden, Westminster, So.
G – Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, Sr.
F – Malia Fisher, Hebron Christian, Sr.
C – Sacha Washington, Collins Hill, Sr.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Derrick DeWitt, Marietta (21-5; State Champs; First region title in 12 years; started season 3-4; Most Improved)
Player of the Year: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Sanaa Tripp, Newton
Best Scorer: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Jr.
Best Shooter: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Sacha Washington, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Passer: Chloe Sterling, Marietta, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Jillian Hollingshead, McEachern, Sr.
Most Underrated: Ashleigh Norris, Newton, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Marietta 21-5 (Improved from 14-14; State Champs; First region title in 12 years)
Most Improved: Cayla Cowart, West Forsyth, Jr. (Improved from 11.5 ppg/7 rpg to 19.3 ppg/7.2 rpg/4 apg/3.5 spg/45% FG)

FIRST TEAM
G – Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Jr.
G – Diana Collins, Brookwood, So.
G – Chloe Sterling, Marietta, Jr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, McEachern, Sr.
C – Sacha Washington, Collins Hill, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Denim DeShields, McEachern, Sr.
G – Cayla Cowart, West Forsyth, Jr.
G – Sanaa Tripp, Newton, Fr.
F – Lauren Walker, Marietta, Sr.
C – Kate Johnson, Cherokee, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Laila Battle, Campbell, Jr.
G – Eden Sample, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Makala Torrence, Roswell, Sr.
G – Sharon Tolliver, South Forsyth, So.
G – Jillian Bretz, Forsyth Central, Jr.
G – Nadia Howard, Grayson, Sr.
W – Letiya Reeves, East Coweta, Jr.
W – Taniya McGowan, Archer, So.
F – Aliyah Washington, North Paulding, Jr.
C – Sussy Ngulefac, Parkview, Sr.
C – Taylor Cullinan, North Paulding, Sr.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Hilda Hankerson, Westlake (20-0; Four-peat State Champs; 98-0 vs. GHSA schools over past four years)
Player of the Year: Raven Johnson, Westlake, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Danielle Carnegie, Rockdale County
Best Scorer: De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Sr.
Best Shooter: De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Jr.
Best Passer: Susanna Rogers, Sequoyah, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Essence Cody, Valdosta, So.
Most Underrated: Kehinde Obasuyi, Carrollton, Jr.
Most Improved Team: River Ridge 27-4 (Improved from 14-13; Final 4; Outright Region 7 Champ)
Most Improved: Taniyah Bowman, Bradwell Institute, So. (Improved from 6.5 ppg/3.5 rpg/1.3 apg/2.5 spg to 20.9 ppg/3.4 rpg/1.7 apg/4 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, Sr.
G – Ta’Niya Latson, Westlake, Jr.
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Sr.
G – Crystal Henderson, Kell, So.
G – Flau’jae Johnson, Sprayberry, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Cheyenne Holloman, Pope, Sr.
G – Mataya Gayle, River Ridge, So.
G – Ta’Mia Stargell, Langston Hughes, Jr.
F – Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Jr.
C – Essence Cody, Valdosta, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Danielle Carnegie, Rockdale County, Fr.
G – Elle Blatchford, Sequoyah, So.
G – Paris Miller, Johns Creek, Jr.
G – Ava Grace Watson, Buford, Fr.
G – Ashyia Willis, Buford, Sr.
G – Autumn Phillips, Langston Hughes, Sr.
G – La’Nya Foster, Lovejoy, So.
G – Kehinde Obasuyi, Carrollton, Jr.
G – Jada Porter, Grovetown, Sr.
W – Brianna Turnage, Westlake, Sr.
F – Tiara Lewis, Osborne, Sr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Kim Lawrence, Woodward Academy (22-1; State Champs; Region 3 Champs; Beat Forest Park 3x)
Player of the Year: Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Carrington Wilson, Stockbridge
Best Scorer: Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Jr.
Best Shooter: Brooklyn Begley, Greenbrier, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Sydney Jones, Hiram, Sr.
Best Passer: Trinity Barrow, Greenbrier, So.
Best Shot Blocker: Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Sr.
Most Underrated: Taylor Christmas, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
Most Improved Team: McIntosh 21-7 (Improved from 5-17; Sweet 16)
Most Improved: Sara Lewis, Woodward Academy, So. (Improved from 11.2 ppg/6.4 rpg/1.6 apg/2.7 spg/1.1 bpg/18% 3PT to 17.7 ppg/4.5 rpg/2 apg/3.3 spg/1.1 bpg/34% 3PT)

FIRST TEAM
G – Paige Lyons, Dutchtown, Sr.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Jr.
F – Sara Lewis, Woodward Academy, So.
F – Kharyssa Richardson, New Manchester, Jr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Imani Smith, Hiram, Sr.
G – Londaisha Smith, Cass, Sr.
G – Jada Morgan, Jones County, So.
F – Janae Charles, Loganville, Sr.
C – Samiah Puckett, Griffin, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Cameryn Morris, Lithia Springs, So.
G – Carrington Wilson, Stockbridge, Fr.
G – Trinity Barrow, Greenbrier, So.
G – Olympia Chaney, Forest Park, Sr.
G – Jaclyn Hester, Starr’s Mill, Jr.
G – Sydney Bolden, Loganville, Jr.
G – Leah Turner, Griffin, So.
F – Claire Davis, Cass, Jr.
F – Rose Bone, Loganville, Sr.
F – Xaviera Dyer, Maynard Jackson, Jr.
C – Adrieanna Brownlee, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Takesha Wall, Cedar Shoals (18-9; Final 4 as a 4-seed; Most Improved)
Player of the Year: Kionna Gaines, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Malaya Jones, Arabia Mountain
Best Scorer: Ambria Vicks, Cairo, Sr.
Best Shooter: McKenzie Brueckner, Northwest Whitfield, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Jada Session, Luella, Sr.
Best Passer: Myori Pruitt, Arabia Mountain, So.
Best Shot Blocker: Detavia Salter, Bainbridge, Jr.
Most Underrated: Avery Fantucci, Marist, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Cedar Shoals 18-9 (Improved from 14-14; Final 4)
Most Improved: Jada Session, Luella, Sr. (Improved from 6.8 ppg/8.5 rpg/1.4 apg/1.5 spg to 16.9 ppg/11.9 rpg/1.4 apg/2.4 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Livi Blackstock, Jefferson, Sr.
G – Kionna Gaines, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
F – Aniya Palmer, Troup County, Jr.
C – Jada Session, Luella, Sr.
C – Ashlee Locke, Flowery Branch, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Cortney Gardner, Luella, Sr.
G – Deshona Gaither, Jefferson, Jr.
G – Ja’Niah Alexander, McDonough, Sr.
G – Ambria Vicks, Cairo, Sr.
W – Veronica Sierzant, Islands, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Emma Easterwood, Chestatee, Sr.
G – Kierstyn Milner, Spalding, Sr.
G – Tamia Smith, Baldwin, Jr.
G – JiMia Cobb, Hardaway, Sr.
G – Malaya Jones, Arabia Mountain, Fr.
W – T’Mya Parker, North Clayton, Sr.
W – Aaishah Barry, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro, Jr.
F – Skylar Lattimore, Cedar Shoals, Sr.
F – Ariana Dyson, Luella, So.
F – Alexcia Murphy, Troup County, So.
C – Detavia Salter, Bainbridge, Jr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: David Dowse, Lumpkin County (25-5; Final 4; Most Improved; Outright Region 7 Champ; First Region Championship in 30 years; Lost starting center to ACL injury in offseason)
Player of the Year: Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Averie Jones, Lumpkin County
Best Scorer: Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Sr.
Best Shooter: Isabel Davenport, Lumpkin County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Taniya Alexander, Hart County, Sr.
Best Passer: Kenley Woods, Coahulla Creek, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: K’lya Hankerson, Johnson-Savannah, Jr.
Most Underrated: Dasha Cannon, White County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Lumpkin County 25-5 (Improved from 15-11; Final 4; Outright Region 7 Champ)
Most Improved: Jayla Cook, Redan, Jr. (Improved from 10.7 ppg/2.9 apg to 16.1 ppg/6.6 rpg/3.8 apg/3.7 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, Jr.
G – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Sr.
G – Courtney Ogden, Westminster, So.
G – Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, Sr.
G – Gabbi Cartagena, Jackson, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Isabel Davenport, Lumpkin County, Sr.
W – Alexa Geary, Sonoraville, Sr.
F – Jakera Ellerbee, Upson-Lee, Sr.
F – Amani Hamilton, Johnson-Savannah, Jr.
F – Ranajah Verdell, Stephens County, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Kaila Rougier, Beach, Sr.
G – Averie Jones, Lumpkin County, Fr.
G – Jayla Cook, Redan, Jr.
G – Ashuntee Weems, Douglass, Sr.
G – Stella Chartrand, Westminster, Fr.
G – Ja’Khia Parker, Upson-Lee, Sr.
W – Maddie Futch, White County, Sr.
F – Elly Callihan, Gilmer, Jr.
F – K’lya Hankerson, Johnson-Savannah, Jr.
C – Taniya Alexander, Hart County, Sr.
C – Arielle Belinga, Sandy Creek, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Jawan Bailey, Josey (20-6; State Champs; Beat Laney for first time in 13 years; Beat 4 ranked teams in playoffs on the road; Rallied from down 14 in state championship; Started season 2-4)
Player of the Year: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Lucy Hood, Rabun County
Best Scorer: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Miracle Parker, Washington County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.
Best Passer: Keyonna Giles, Columbia, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.
Most Underrated: Gabryelle Matthews, Elite Scholars, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Haralson County 17-7 (Improved from 7-19; First state playoff berth since 2017-18)
Most Improved: Atta Diop, KIPP Atlanta, Sr. (Improved from 8.6 ppg/5.9 rpg/0.7 spg/1.7 bpg to 13.3 ppg/13.4 rpg/1.3 apg/1.4 spg/3 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – India Terrell, Columbia, Sr.
G – Aaniyah Allen, Elbert County, So.
G – Becca Ledford, Fannin County, Jr.
G – Miracle Parker, Washington County, Sr.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Tamya Blasingame, Lamar County, Jr.
G – Jakia Little, Northeast-Macon, Jr.
G – Jordan Eafford, Early County, Jr.
G – Kristen Hubbard, East Laurens, Sr.
C – Ava Hunter, Union County, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Keyonna Giles, Columbia, Jr.
G – Makiya Parrish, Chattooga, So.
G – KayKay Mobley, Toombs County, Jr.
G – Jayda Wood, Dade County, Sr.
G – Gabrielle Johnson, Callaway, Jr.
G – Kiara Turner, Laney, So.
W – Brionna Sims, Butler, Sr.
W – Arieonna Booker, Josey, So.
F – Kamryn Grier, Banks County, So.
F – Ikeria Hamilton, East Laurens, Sr.
F – Stangious Alford, Southwest-Macon, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Jan Azar, Hebron Christian (29-2; State Champs; Outright Region 5 Champs)
Player of the Year: Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Tianna Thompson, Galloway
Best Scorer: Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Jr.
Best Shooter: Nicole Azar, Hebron Christian, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Malia Fisher, Hebron Christian, Sr.
Best Passer: Katelyn Dunning, Mt. Paran, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Brooke Moore, North Cobb Christian, So.
Most Underrated: Karlee Armstrong, Prince Avenue, Sr.
Most Improved Team: North Cobb Christian 9-7 (Improved from 11-14; First state playoff berth since 2016)
Most Improved: Taiylor Williams, Brookstone, So. (Improved from 14.8 ppg/6.2 rpg/3.4 apg/2.5 spg to 21.6 ppg/5.9 rpg/2 apg/4.4 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Mia Moore, St. Francis, Sr.
G – Tianna Thompson, Galloway, Fr.
W – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Jr.
W – Anna Dénes, Trinity Christian, Sr.
F – Malia Fisher, Hebron Christian, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Erica Moon, St. Francis, So.
G – Monet Dance, Mt. Pisgah, So.
G – Nicole Azar, Hebron Christian, Sr.
G – Jalisa Dunlap, ELCA, Sr.
F – Olivia Hutcherson, Holy Innocents’, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Taiylor Williams, Brookstone, So.
G – Gabbie Grooms, Landmark Christian, Fr.
G – Hannah Cail, Calvary Day, So.
G – Mahkayla Premo, Calvary Day, Jr.
G – Chit-Chat Wright, Wesleyan, Fr.
G – Sifa Ineza Joyeuse, Greenforest, Sr.
G – Joelle Snyder, Lakeview Academy, Jr.
G – Brooke Moore, North Cobb Christian, So.
F – Rachel Suttle, Holy Innocents’, Sr.
C – Alyssa Phillip, Wesleyan, Sr.
C – L’or Mputu, Greenforest, Sr.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Cornellius Walker, Calhoun County (14-1; State Champs; First-ever title; Multiple COVID-19 pauses)
Player of the Year: Prencis Harden, ECI, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Marley Bell, Montgomery County
Best Scorer: Prencis Harden, ECI, Sr.
Best Shooter: Sha’Nyah Bolden, Dooly County, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Takia Davis, Calhoun County, Sr.
Best Passer: Prencis Harden, ECI, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Takia Davis, Calhoun County, Sr.
Most Underrated: Chloe Purdy, Armuchee, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Dublin 22-4 (Improved from 7-17; Sweet 16; Region 4 Champs)
Most Improved: Jada Miller, Taylor County, Sr. (Improved from 11.8 ppg to 17 ppg/7.2 rpg/3.3 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Destiny McClendon, Lake Oconee Academy, Sr.
G – Zyhia Johnson, Clinch County, Sr.
W – Angel McRae, Clinch County, Sr.
W – Prencis Harden, ECI, Sr.
C – Takia Davis, Calhoun County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jordan Kierbow, Mt. Zion-Carrollton, Jr.
G – TyKhia Burgess, Turner County, So.
W – Brianna McRae, Dublin, Sr.
W – Jabrica Leslie, Greenville, Sr.
C – Tanesha Kirk, Bowdon, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Makyla Bell, Montgomery County, Jr.
G – Bryanna Sanders, Commerce, Sr.
G – Chloe Murdock, Trion, Sr.
G – Julia Williams, Armuchee, Sr.
G – Sha’Nyah Bolden, Dooly County, Jr.
G – Amanda Ogletree, Greenville, Jr.
W – Yakia Temple, Turner County, Sr.
F – Deandria Stephens, GMC, Sr.
F – NuTuri Smith, ECI, Sr.
F – Alayasia Dixon, Wilcox County, Sr.
C – Piper Bosart, Lake Oconee Academy, Sr.

2020-21 GHSA Boys Basketball All-State Honors

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DISCLAIMER: These are Sandy’s Spiel All-State Selections. The GHSA does NOT select All-State Teams in any sport ever.

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Mr. Basketball: Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.

FIRST TEAM
G – Bruce Thornton, Milton, Jr.
G – Scoot Henderson, Kell, Jr.
G – Kowacie Reeves Jr., Westside-Macon, Sr.
W – Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Sr.
F – Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Sr.
G – AJ White, Chattahoochee, Sr.
G – Camron McDowell, McEachern, Sr.
W – Jusaun Holt, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Elijah Tucker, Cherokee, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
G – Will Kolker, Pope, Sr.
G – David Thomas, Eagle’s Landing, So.
G – Anthony Arrington, Galloway, Jr.
G – Emondre Bowles, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – James White, Heritage-Conyers, Sr.
G – Kanaan Carlyle, Milton, So.
G – Shone Webb, Hart County, Sr.
W – Kaleb Banks, Fayette County, Jr.
F – Devin McGlockton, South Forsyth, Sr.
C – Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Sr.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Allen Whitehart, Milton (28-2; State Champs; Nationally ranked; 26-game winning streak; 4 seniors on roster)
Player of the Year: Bruce Thornton, Milton, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Jahki Howard, Norcross
Best Scorer: Jason Edwards, Parkview, Sr.
Best Shooter: Dylan Pumpian, Walton, Sr.
Best Rebounder: LT Overton, Milton, So.
Best Passer: Sutton Smith, Denmark, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Eli Chol, Forsyth Central, Jr.
Most Underrated: Gilbert Croley, East Coweta, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Newnan 19-9 (Improved from 11-15; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Taje Kelly, Grayson, Sr. (Improved from 2.7 ppg/4.1 rpg to 13.6 ppg/6.7 rpg/1.1 spg/1.4 bpg/76% FG)

FIRST TEAM
G – Bruce Thornton, Milton, Jr.
G – Camron McDowell, McEachern, Sr.
F – Elijah Tucker, Cherokee, Sr.
F – Devin McGlockton, South Forsyth, Sr.
C – Ian Schieffelin, Grayson, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kanaan Carlyle, Milton, So.
G – Danny Stubbs, Pebblebrook, Sr.
W – Chance Moore, McEachern, Sr.
F – RJ Godfrey, North Gwinnett, Jr.
C – Malique Ewin, Berkmar, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Sutton Smith, Denmark, Sr.
G – Jason Edwards, Parkview, Sr.
G – Stephon Castle, Newton, So.
G – Jaden Harris, Norcross, Sr.
G – Jameel Rideout, Berkmar, Jr.
G – Griffin Cherry, North Paulding, Sr.
G – Sammy Moss, East Coweta, Jr.
F – Jamall Clyce, Pebblebrook, Sr.
F – Kendall Campbell, Milton, Jr.
F – LT Overton, Milton, So.
F – Taje Kelly, Grayson, Sr.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Larry Thompson, Wheeler (27-5; Repeat State Champs; Region 6 regular season champ; Beat Kell 3x)
Player of the Year: Scoot Henderson, Kell, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Karris Bilal, Riverwood
Best Scorer: James White, Heritage-Conyers, Sr.
Best Shooter: Dylan Wolle, Sequoyah, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Omarion Smith, Douglas County, Sr.
Best Passer: Will Kolker, Pope, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Omarion Smith, Douglas County, Sr.
Most Underrated: Malachi Dooley, Habersham Central, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Centennial 24-5 (Improved from 12-14; Final 4; Regular Season R7 Champs; First state appearance in 7 seasons; First year over 20 wins in 11 seasons)
Most Improved: Dylan Wolle, Sequoyah, Jr. (Improved from 5.5 ppg/1.8 rpg/0.7 apg/31 3PM to 18.4 ppg/4.5 rpg/1.9 apg/98 3PM)

FIRST TEAM
G – Will Kolker, Pope, Sr.
G – AJ White, Chattahoochee, Sr.
G – Scoot Henderson, Kell, Jr.
G – James White, Heritage-Conyers, Sr.
F – Ja’Heim Hudson, Wheeler, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Logan Turner, Centennial, Sr.
G – Gaddis Heath, Westlake, Jr.
G – Andrew McConnell, Lanier, Sr.
F – Omarion Smith, Douglas County, Sr.
F – Franklin Almonte, Dalton, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Isaiah Collier, Wheeler, So.
G – Dylan Wolle, Sequoyah, Jr.
G – Jaeden Marshall, Richmond Hill, Sr.
G – Tre Grane, Northside-Warner Robins, Sr.
G – Devon Barnes, Shiloh, Sr.
G – Zach Bell, Grovetown, Sr.
G – MJ Taylor, Lee County, Sr.
W – Kervens Yacinthe, Paulding County, Sr.
W – Kaleb Washington, Wheeler, Sr.
W – Rashad King, Evans, Sr.
W – Wyatt Fricks, Winder-Barrow, Sr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Elliott Montgomery, Eagle’s Landing (29-1; State Champs; Outright Region 4 champs; Won by average of 28.6 points in playoffs)
Player of the Year: Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Montez Redding, Forest Park
Best Scorer: Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Sr.
Best Shooter: Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Kalib Clinton, Jackson County, Sr.
Best Passer: Brookes Kahlert, St. Pius X, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Dylan Faulkner, Calhoun, So.
Most Underrated: Marcus Dumas, Harris County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Starr’s Mill 16-8 (Improved from 4-21)
Most Improved: Logan Stephens, Woodward Academy, Sr. (Improved from 6.2 ppg/1.4 rpg/0.3 apg/1.0 spg to 19.6 ppg/4.5 rpg/2.8 apg/1.9 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Sr.
G – David Thomas, Eagle’s Landing, So.
W – AJ Barnes, Eagle’s Landing, Jr.
F – Kalib Clinton, Jackson County, Sr.
F – Will Richard, Woodward Academy, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jax Bouknight, Blessed Trinity, Sr.
G – Brookes Kahlert, St. Pius X, Sr.
G – Raheem Swain, Lithonia, Sr.
G – Jaquez Akins, Forest Park, So.
W – TJ Grant, Veterans, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – DeAngelo Hines, Veterans, Sr.
G – Logan Stephens, Woodward Academy, Sr.
G – Simeon Cottle, Tri-Cities, Jr.
W – Coen Carr, Dutchtown, So.
W – KJ Doucet, Chapel Hill, Sr.
F – Zaylan Chaney, Cass, Jr.
F – BJ Wright, Wayne County, Sr.
F – Rio Foster, Clarke Central, Sr.
F – Dylan Faulkner, Calhoun, So.
F – Daniel Pounds, Forest Park, Jr.
F – Nate Adams, Jonesboro, Sr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Anthony Webb, Baldwin (17-0; State Champs; Improved from 14-10)
Player of the Year: Kowacie Reeves Jr., Westside-Macon, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Keenan Gray, McDonough
Best Scorer: Kowacie Reeves Jr., Westside-Macon, Sr.
Best Shooter: Jocqua Keeton, Luella, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Deandre Smart, New Hampstead, Sr.
Best Passer: Mykel Williams, Mays, So.
Best Shot Blocker: Isaac Abidde, Westover, Sr.
Most Underrated: Daequan Wright, Perry, Jr.
Most Improved Team: North Oconee 22-7 (Improved from 12-17; State playoff berth)
Most Improved: Jordon Gix, McDonough, Jr. (Improved from 1.7 ppg/0.7 rpg/0.2 apg/0.4 spg to 10.4 ppg/2.3 rpg/1.7 apg/1.5 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – EJ Walker, Stephenson, Sr.
G – Kory Mincy, Luella, So.
G – Kowacie Reeves Jr., Westside-Macon, Sr.
G – Domonik Henderson, Monroe, Jr.
W – Kaleb Banks, Fayette County, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jaquez Holt, Spencer, Sr.
G – Kashik Brown, Cedar Shoals, Jr.
G – Zyair Greene, Miller Grove, Sr.
F – Deandre Smart, New Hampstead, Sr.
F – Isaac Abidde, Westover, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Jocqua Keeton, Luella, Sr.
G – Jerrell Floyd, Jenkins, Sr.
G – Tyreik Boyd, Miller Grove, Sr.
G – Will Freeman, Baldwin, Sr.
G – Jermyus Simmons, Baldwin, Sr.
G – Alaris Wall, New Hampstead, Sr.
G – Saulamon Evans, Mays, So.
G – Jace Saxton, North Oconee, Sr.
G – Amon McDowell, McDonough, So.
W – Aaron Pitts, Hardaway, Sr.
W – Terry Brown, Fayette County, Sr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: Lawrence M. Kelly, Cross Creek (25-4; State Champs; Outright Region 4 Champs; Upset nationally ranked Sandy Creek)
Player of the Year: Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Lavonta Ivery, Thomson
Best Scorer: Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.
Best Shooter: Jake Craft, Dawson County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.
Best Passer: Richard Visitacion, Cross Creek, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Jerald Colonel, Groves, Jr.
Most Underrated: Joakeim Celestin, Dawson County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Salem 20-6 (Improved from 12-14; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Devin Pope, Cross Creek, Sr. (Improved from 8.1 ppg/2.3 rpg/1.1 apg/0.9 spg to 19.1 ppg/3.6 rpg/1.4 apg/1.3 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Myles Rice, Sandy Creek, Sr.
G – Emondre Bowles, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – Shone Webb, Hart County, Sr.
F – D’ante Bass, Windsor Forest, Jr.
F – Jabari Smith II, Sandy Creek, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Shamar Norman, Windsor Forest, Sr.
G – Javen Flowers-Smith, Salem, Sr.
F – Derrick Brown, Monroe Area, Sr.
F – Aidan Hadaway, LaFayette, Jr.
F – Corey Trotter, Cross Creek, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Jamichael Davis, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, So.
G – Richard Visitacion, Cross Creek, Sr.
G – Devin Pope, Cross Creek, Sr.
G – Jadon Yeh, White County, So.
G – Mitchell Taylor, Carver-Atlanta, Jr.
G – Jarrod Taylor, Salem, Jr.
G – Temarius Mathis, Peach County, Jr.
G – JC Curry, Hart County, Jr.
W – Josh Fulton, GAC, Jr.
W – Milique Smith, Upson-Lee, Sr.
C – Corey Thomas, Cherokee Bluff, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Sharman White, Pace Academy (28-1; Repeat State Champs; 28-game winning streak; Won state championship by 31)
Player of the Year: Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Christian Anderson, Lovett
Best Scorer: Clifford Davis, Thomasville, Sr.
Best Shooter: Pierce Martin, Banks County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Cole Middleton, Pace Academy, Sr.
Best Passer: Kawasiki Ricks, Columbia, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Sr.
Most Underrated: Jacorye Favors, Washington, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Westside-Augusta 17-7 (Improved from 13-11; Sweet 16)
Most Improved: Jaylon Johnson, Chattooga, Jr. (Improved from 5.3 ppg/1.8 rpg/1.6 apg/2.1 spg/22% 3PT to 15.6 ppg/4.2 rpg/3.1 apg/3.5 spg/37% 3PT)

FIRST TEAM
W – Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Sr.
F – Fredrick Seabrough, Swainsboro, Sr.
F – Mason Lockhart, Columbia, Jr.
F – Cole Middleton, Pace Academy, Sr.
C – Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kawasiki Ricks, Columbia, Sr.
G – Clifford Davis, Thomasville, Sr.
G – Travion Solomon, Northeast-Macon, Jr.
G – Pierce Martin, Banks County, Sr.
W – Josh Reed, Pace Academy, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Ronnie Striggles, Butler, Sr.
G – Ty Dalley, Vidalia, Jr.
G – Jaylon Johnson, Chattooga, Jr.
G – Madison Durr, Pace Academy, Sr.
G – Christian Anderson, Lovett, Fr.
G – Leonard Rapley, Washington, Sr.
G – Eren Banks, Putnam County, So.
G – Jairus Brown, Washington County, Sr.
G – Demetrius Coleman, Callaway, Sr.
W – Connor McKay, Rabun County, Jr.
C – Cash Allen, Chattooga, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Matt Hixenbaugh, Mt. Pisgah (27-6; State Champs; Outright Region 6 Champs; Beat 4 ranked teams in playoffs)
Player of the Year: Jusaun Holt, St. Francis, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Jax Abernathy, Christian Heritage
Best Scorer: Jusaun Holt, St. Francis, Sr.
Best Shooter: Jordan Jones, First Presbyterian Day, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Keith Williams, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian, So.
Best Passer: Bilal Abdur-Rahman, WD Mohammed, So.
Best Shot Blocker: DK Manyiel, Greenforest, So.
Most Underrated: Justin Wilson, Holy Innocents’, Sr.
Most Improved Team: King’s Ridge 20-6 (Improved from 4-18; First state playoff berth since 2017-18)
Most Improved: Ajai Flagg, ELCA, Jr. (Improved from 12 ppg/2.9 rpg/1.2 apg/1.1 spg to 20.1 ppg/9.7 rpg/2.4 apg/2.1 apg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Sammi Pissis, Trinity Christian, Sr.
G – Anthony Arrington, Galloway, Jr.
G – Garrison Powell, Holy Innocents’, Sr.
W – Travis Harper II, St. Anne-Pacelli, Sr.
W – Jusaun Holt, St. Francis, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Chase Cormier, Greenforest, Jr.
G – Jordan Jones, First Presbyterian Day, Sr.
G – Chance Thacker, Providence Christian, Jr.
G – Isaac Brito, Trinity Christian, Sr.
F – Tony Carpio, Providence Christian, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Oscar Lynch, Pinecrest Academy, Jr.
G – Seth Hubbard, St. Francis, Jr.
G – JoJo Peterson, Mt. Pisgah, Sr.
G – Ajai Flagg, ELCA, Jr.
G – Jay King, First Presbyterian Day, Jr.
G – Jax Abernathy, Christian Heritage, Fr.
G – Patrick Shelley, Darlington, Jr.
G – Bilal Abdur-Rahman, WD Mohammed, So.
W – Jaylen Jackson, Greenforest, Sr.
F – Deion Colzie, Athens Academy, Sr.
C – Nate Gordon, Mt. Pisgah, Sr.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Rob Benson, Towns County (25-3; State Champs; Outright Region 8 Champs; Played playoffs without starting point guard; Improved from 18-9)
Player of the Year: Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Elijah Coleman, Portal
Best Scorer: Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
Best Shooter: Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Amir Jackson, Portal, Fr.
Best Passer: Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Fred Spells, Portal, Sr.
Most Underrated: Kentravion Grier, Terrell County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Portal 21-7 (Improved from 9-17; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Dexter Holloman, Chattahoochee County, So. (Improved from 8.5 ppg to 16.6 ppg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Ja’Quez Thornton, Drew Charter, Jr.
G – Jamal Taylor, Hancock Central, Sr.
G – Kolby Moss, Towns County, Sr.
G – JaKobe Strozier, Drew Charter, Jr.
F – Jake McTaggart, Towns County, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Authur Johnson, Bowdon, So.
G – Elijah Coleman, Portal, Fr.
G – Tyquan Davis, Dublin, Sr.
W – Leroy Wilson, Hancock Central, Sr.
W – Frankquon Sherman, Lincoln County, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Derrick Harris Jr., Mitchell County, Sr.
G – KJ Reid, Social Circle, Jr.
G – Tyrhell Branch, Social Circle, Jr.
G – Christian Callahan, BEST Academy, Sr.
G – John Jones, Irwin County, Sr.
G – EJ Brown, Lanier County, Jr.
G – DeKarteyia Craig, Twiggs County, So.
W – Dexter Holloman, Chattahoochee County, So.
F – Tylik Grantling, Crawford County, Jr.
F – Amir Jackson, Portal, Fr.
F – Quintravious Sheffield, Greenville, Sr.

2019-20 GHSA Girls Basketball All-State Honors

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Miss Basketball: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, Jr.
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Sr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Jr.
G – Savannah Samuel, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Sr.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Sr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Sr.
G – Crystal Henderson, Kell, Fr.
G – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, So.
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, So.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, So.
F – Keely Brown, Luella, Sr.
F – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Jr.
F – Jelissa Reese, Americus-Sumter, Sr.
F – Malia Fisher, Hebron Christian, Jr.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, Jr.
C – Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, So.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Hilda Hankerson, Westlake (30-2; Three-peat State Champs; Undefeated in Georgia; Margin of victory of 32 ppg in state playoffs)
Player of the Year: Raven Johnson, Westlake, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Taniya McGowan, Archer
Best Scorer: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, So.
Best Shooter: Caelan Ellis, McEachern, So.
Best Rebounder: Sussy Ngulefac, Parkview, Jr.
Best Passer: Denim Deshields, McEachern, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Savannah Casey, Woodstock, Jr.
Most Underrated: Aisha Dabo, Forsyth Central, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Tift County 21-7 (Improved from 13-14; Sweet 16; Outright Region 1 Champs)
Most Improved: Aliyah Washington, North Paulding, So. (Improved from 6 ppg/5 rpg to 12 ppg/8 rpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, Jr.
G – Azonya Austin, North Cobb, Sr.
G – Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, So.
G – Denim Deshields, McEachern, Jr.
C – Sacha Washington, Collins Hill, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Caroline Martin, North Forsyth, Sr.
G – Ashlyn Andrus, Cherokee, Sr.
G – Ta’Niya Latson, Westlake, So.
F – Lauren Walker, Marietta, Jr.
C – Sussy Ngulefac, Parkview, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Makala Torrence, Roswell, Jr.
G – Ansley Allen, North Forsyth, Sr.
G – Jameah Alston, Campbell, Sr.
G – Taniya McGowan, Archer, Fr.
G – Diana Collins, Brookwood, Fr.
G – Sydney Thomas, North Cobb, Sr.
G – Asjah Inniss, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Janiah Ellis, Colquitt County, Sr.
F – Sydne Watts, Cherokee, Sr.
F – Aliyah Washington, North Paulding, So.
C – Kate Johnson, Cherokee, Jr.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Steven Cole, Forest Park (27-6; State Champs)
Player of the Year: Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Anna Vereen, Sprayberry
Best Scorer: Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Sr.
Best Shooter: Ja’mya Johnson, Valdosta, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, So.
Best Passer: Cheyenne Holloman, Pope, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Jr.
Most Underrated: Kassidy Broussard, Stephenson, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Cambridge 24-6 (Improved from 11-16; Sweet 16; 2 Seniors)
Most Improved: Kharyssa Richardson, New Manchester, So. (Improved from 4.2 ppg/3.1 rpg/0.4 spg/0.5 bpg to 12.9 ppg/7.3 rpg/1.5 spg/1.9 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Sr.
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Sr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Sr.
C – Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, So.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jodi Mullins, South Cobb, Sr.
G – Cheyenne Holloman, Pope, Jr.
G – Ta’Mia Stargell, Langston Hughes, So.
G – Ashlynn Green, ML King, Sr.
F – Flau’Jae Johnson, Sprayberry, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Ja’mya Johnson, Valdosta, Sr.
G – Zuriyah Davis, Lanier, Sr.
G – Kassidy Broussard, Stephenson, Sr.
G – Mataya Gayle, River Ridge, Fr.
F – Keona Curtis, Grovetown, So.
F – Sade Harrell, Heritage-Conyers, Jr.
C – Essence Cody, Valdosta, Fr.
C – Aaliyah Foxx-Rome, Alexander, Sr.
C – Christabel Ezumah, Lanier, Sr.
C – Anna Vereen, Sprayberry, Fr.
C – Khalela Hayes, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro, Sr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Gene Durden, Buford (31-1; Four-peat State Champs; 70-0 in 5A; Outright Region 8 Champs; 2 Seniors; Beat undefeated Kell in championship)
Player of the Year: De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Crystal Henderson, Kell
Best Scorer: De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Jr.
Best Shooter: Crystal Henderson, Kell, Fr.
Best Rebounder: ZiKeyah Carter, Harris County, Sr.
Best Passer: Ashyia Willis, Buford, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: ZiKeyah Carter, Harris County, Sr.
Most Underrated:  Amaya Moss, Kell, So.
Most Improved Team: Kell 32-1 (Improved from 11-15; State Runner-Up; Outright Region 7 Champs; 3 Seniors; Started 3 freshmen & 1 sophomore)
Most Improved: Sambresha Everett, Woodland-Stockbridge, Sr. (Improved from 3.6 ppg/1.1 rpg/0.4 apg/0.7 spg to 10 ppg/3.0 rpg/1.9 apg/1.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, Jr.
G – Crystal Henderson, Kell, Fr.
G – Tate Walters, Buford, Sr.
G – Terren Ward, Wayne County, Sr.
C – ZiKeyah Carter, Harris County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Alice Anne Hudson, Starr’s Mill, Sr.
G – Jaleah Storr, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.
G – Lacy Robins, Statesboro, Sr.
F – Claire Davis, Cass, So.
C – Demeara Hinds, Lithia Springs, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Ashyia Willis, Buford, Jr.
G – Lu Woolfolk, Jones County, Sr.
G – Jada Morgan, Jones County, Fr.
G – Jayla Kimbrough, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
G – Myori Pruitt, Arabia Mountain, Fr.
G – Mikaylyn Glover, Clarke Central, Sr.
F – Kanija Daniel, Carrollton, Fr.
F – Stacie Jones, Veterans, Sr.
F – Olivia Smith, Riverwood, Sr.
F – Janae Charles, Loganville, Jr.
C – Tolisha Walker, Locust Grove, Sr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Sherri Harris, Americus-Sumter (29-2; State Champs; Improved from 11-15)
Player of the Year: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Alexcia Murphy, Troup County
Best Scorer: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.
Best Shooter: McKenzie Brueckner, Northwest Whitfield, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
Best Passer: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
Most Underrated: Ambria Vicks, Cairo, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Americus-Sumter 29-2 (Improved from 11-15; State Champs)
Most Improved: Denver Bryant, Dougherty, Sr. (Improved from 8.2 ppg/5.2 rpg/2.4 apg/1.8 spg to 15.1 ppg/6.3 rpg/4.8 apg/4.6 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, Jr.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, So.
F – Jelissa Reese, Americus-Sumter, Sr.
F – Keely Brown, Luella, Sr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Ansley Hall, North Oconee, Sr.
G – Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, Jr.
F – Aniya Palmer, Troup County, So.
F – Corriana Evans, Spalding, Sr.
C – Ashlee Locke, Flowery Branch, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Trinity Jones, Americus-Sumter, Sr.
G – Tionna Baker, Northwest Whitfield, Sr.
G – Jania Hodges, Sandy Creek, Jr.
G – Paris Miller, Luella, So.
G – Kionna Gaines, Carver-Columbus, Jr.
G – Denver Bryant, Dougherty, Sr.
F – Sky Watters, McDonough, Jr.
F – Elly Callihan, Gilmer, So.
F – Amber Gilbert, Troup County, Sr.
C – Daija Powell, Sandy Creek, Sr.
C – Tyasia Freeman, Burke County, Sr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: Jessica Guarneri, GAC (20-12; State Champs; Region 7 regular season champs; Started 1-5; Nine player roster)
Player of the Year: Kaleigh Addie, GAC, So.
Freshman of the Year: Courtney Ogden, Westminster
Best Scorer: Kaleigh Addie, GAC, So.
Best Shooter: Jordan Upchurch, Pace Academy, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Taniya Alexander, Hart County, Jr.
Best Passer: Meara Kelly, Islands, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Catherine Forbes, Towers
Most Underrated: Allayia McAfee, Westside-Macon, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Westminster 20-8 (Improved from 6-20; Region 5 regular season champs; State playoff berth)
Most Improved: Gabbi Cartagena, Jackson, Jr. (Improved from 16.6 ppg/10.1 rpg/1.9 apg/2.1 spg/1.0 bpg to 26.7 ppg/13.2 rpg/2.4 apg/2.9 spg/1.2 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, So.
G – Kaila Rougier, Beach, Jr.
G – Jaida Burgess, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – Courtney Ogden, Westminster, Fr.
F – Gabbi Cartagena, Jackson, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Livi Blackstock, Jefferson, Jr.
G – Madison Evans, Beach, Sr.
G – Isabel Davenport, Lumpkin County, Jr.
F – Amani Hamilton, Johnson-Savannah, So.
C – Taniya Alexander, Hart County, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Rickayla Johnson, Cedar Grove, So.
G – Jordan Upchurch, Pace Academy, Sr.
G – Christina Collins, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, Fr.
G – Deshona Gaither, Jefferson, So.
G – Lauren Swanson, North Hall, Sr.
F – Grace Hollifield, North Hall, Sr.
F – K’lya Hankerson, Johnson-Savannah, So.
F – Morgan Holt, Fannin County, Sr.
F – Rachel Akers, Ringgold, Sr.
C – Maliyah Parks, Sonoraville, Sr.
C – Marlie Townley, Dawson County, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Alana Allen, Douglass (26-5; Repeat State Champs; Outright Region 6 champs; Defeated five ranked opponents in state tournament)
Player of the Year: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Makiya Parrish, Chattooga
Best Scorer: Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Jr.
Best Shooter: Alation Eason, Bryan County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Jr.
Best Passer: Nekiyah Booker, Laney, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Makayla Timpson, Early County, Jr.
Most Underrated: Destinee Ellison, Washington County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Vidalia 24-5 (Improved from 12-14; Elite 8; Outright Region 2 Champs)
Most Improved: Kayla Sesberry, Douglass, Sr. (Improved to 14 ppg/5 rpg/5 apg/4 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Olonna Rawls, Bryan County, Sr.
G – Miracle Parker, Washington County, Jr.
G – Jashanti Simmons, Putnam County, Sr.
F – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, Jr.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kayla Sesberry, Douglass, Sr.
G – Ashuntee Weems, Douglass, Jr.
F – Whitney Anderson, Laney, Sr.
C – Ava Hunter, Union County, So.
C – Ikenya King, Douglass, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Mercedes Coleman, Gordon Central, Jr.
G – Laken Stiles, Rabun County, Sr.
G – Asia Brown, Swainsboro, Sr.
G – Tamya Blasingame, Lamar County, So.
G – Amani Jones, Josey, Sr.
F – Stangious Alford, Southwest-Macon, Jr.
G – Jashiyah Jones, Vidalia, Sr.
G – Ja’Khyla Johnson, Southwest-Macon, Sr.
G – Jakia Little, Northeast-Macon, So.
G – A’Aliyah Clay, Hapeville Charter, Sr.
F – Avrie Grayer, Southwest-Macon, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Nicole Dixon, Holy Innocents’ (26-5; Repeat State Champs; Outright Region 5 Champs; 1 senior in rotation)
Player of the Year: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Olivia Hutcherson, Holy Innocents’
Best Scorer: Savannah Samuel, St. Francis, Sr.
Best Shooter: Nicole Azar, Hebron Christian, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
Best Passer: Carly Fahey, Hebron Christian, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
Most Underrated: Mahkayla Premo, Calvary Day, So.
Most Improved Team: Hebron Christian 30-1 (Improved from 14-13; Final 4; Outright Region 8 Champs)
Most Improved: Nicole Azar, Hebron Christian, Jr. (Improved from 12.5 ppg/2.1 apg/2.1 spg to 20.6 ppg/4.2 apg/3.1 spg) 

FIRST TEAM
G – Savannah Samuel, St. Francis, Sr.
G – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, So.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Sr.
F – Malia Fisher, Hebron Christian, Jr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Sr.
G – Nicole Azar, Hebron Christian, Jr.
G – Anna Dénes, Trinity Christian, Jr.
G – Eliza Snyder, Lakeview Academy, Sr.
C – L’or Mputu, Greenforest, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Mia Moore, St. Francis, Jr.
G – Paige Lyons, Wesleyan, Jr.
G – Marieme Diouf, Greenforest, Sr.
G – Jalisa Dunlap, ELCA, Jr.
G – Jada Ryce, Galloway, Jr.
G – Caroline Dingler, Darlington, Sr.
G – Christina Walker, Paideia, Sr.
G – Nadia Reese, Stratford Academy, Sr.
F – Jada Farrell, Holy Innocents’, Sr.
F – Amirah Abdur-Rahim, St. Francis, Sr.
C – Alyssa Phillip, Wesleyan, Jr.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Angelia Wright, Wheeler County (31-1; State Champs; Outright Region 3 Champs)
Player of the Year: Bernyla Sparks, Central-Talbotton, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: TyKhia Burgess, Turner County
Best Scorer: Prencis Harden, ECI, Jr.
Best Shooter: Sha’Nyah Bolden, Dooly County, So.
Best Rebounder: Layla Hood, Elite Scholars Academy, So.
Best Passer: Mya Byrd, Turner County, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Takia Davis, Calhoun County, Jr.
Most Underrated: Clentina Trammell, Quitman County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Taylor County 13-15 (Improved from 0-23)
Most Improved: Makyla Bell, Montgomery County, So. (Improved from 8.1 ppg/3.7 rpg/1.2 apg/2.4 spg to 15.3 ppg/6.2 rpg/1.2 apg/2.9 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Zyhia Johnson, Clinch County, Jr.
G – Keonya Mincey, Wheeler County, Sr.
F – Bernyla Sparks, Central-Talbotton, Jr.
F – Prencis Harden, ECI, Jr.
C – Layla Hood, Elite Scholars Academy, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Destiny McClendon, Lake Oconee Academy, Jr.
G – Samerria Bryant, Wheeler County, Sr.
F – Angel McRae, Clinch County, Jr.
F – Jabrica Leslie, Greenville, Jr.
C – Takia Davis, Calhoun County, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Dasia Wyatt, Bowdon, Sr.
G – Mya Byrd, Turner County, Sr.
G – Anyla Bell, Mitchell County, Jr.
G – Talaya Robinson, Claxton, Sr.
G – Jameisha Williams, Marion County, Sr.
G – Jordan Kierbow, Mt. Zion-Carrollton, So.
F – Lela Wright, Wheeler County, Sr.
F – Deandria Stephens, GMC, Jr.
F – Shabrica Leslie, Greenville, Jr.
F – Shakemia Marshall, Central-Talbotton, Sr.
C – Tynasja Sirmans, Lanier County, Jr.

2019-20 GHSA Boys Basketball All-State Honors

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Mr. Basketball: Deivon Smith, Grayson, Sr.

FIRST TEAM
G – Deivon Smith, Grayson, Sr.
G – Sharife Cooper, McEachern, Sr.
G – Dwon Odom, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Jabari Smith, Sandy Creek, Jr.
C – Walker Kessler, Woodward Academy, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Bruce Thornton Jr., Milton, So.
G – Scoota Henderson, Kell, So.
G – Caleb Murphy, Grayson, Sr.
F – Sam Hines, Wheeler, Sr.
F – Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – AJ White, Chattahoochee, Jr.
G – Chris Youngblood, East Coweta, Sr.
G – Cam Sheffield, Chattahoochee, Sr.
G – Eric Gaines, Lithonia, Sr.
G – Eugene Brown III, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
G – Caleb Byrd, Newton, Sr.
G – Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Jr.
F – Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Jr.
F – Terrence Edwards, Tucker, Sr.
F – Emon Washington, South Cobb, Sr.
F – Quay Primas, Central-Macon, Jr.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Larry Thompson, Wheeler (24-7; State Champs; Outright Region 2 Champs; Lost starting PG midway through season)
Player of the Year: Deivon Smith, Grayson, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Kanaan Carlyle, Milton
Best Scorer: Sharife Cooper, McEachern, Sr.
Best Shooter: London Riley, Discovery, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Varun Danak, Brookwood, Sr.
Best Passer: Deivon Smith, Grayson, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Jared Ivey, North Gwinnett, Sr.
Most Underrated: Perry Robinson, Kennesaw Mountain, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Cherokee 23-5 (Improved from 13-17; Outright Region 4 Champs)
Most Improved: Jason Edwards, Parkview, Jr. (Improved from JV player to leading Gwinnett County in scoring at 20.6 ppg/2.2 apg/1.9 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Deivon Smith, Grayson, Sr.
G – Caleb Murphy, Grayson, Sr.
G – Bruce Thornton Jr., Milton, So.
G – Sharife Cooper, McEachern, Sr.
F – Sam Hines, Wheeler, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Zawdie Jackson, Shiloh, Sr.
G – Caleb Byrd, Newton, Sr.
G – Taihland Owens, Cherokee, Jr.
G – Chris Youngblood, East Coweta, Sr.
F – JT Thor, Norcross, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Dillon Hunter, Westlake, So.
G – London Riley, Discovery, Sr.
G – Caleb Golden, Shiloh, Sr.
F – Brandon Stroud, East Coweta, Sr.
F – Toneari Lane, Grayson, Sr.
F – Devin McGlockton, South Forsyth, Jr.
F – Varun Danak, Brookwood, Sr.
F – Jordan Mitchell, Shiloh, Jr.
F – Josh Taylor, Norcross, Sr.
F – Jalen Deloach, Berkmar, Sr.
C – Ian Schieffelin, Grayson, Jr.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Chris Short, Chattahoochee (25-7; State Champs; Outright Region 7 Champs)
Player of the Year: Cam Sheffield, Chattahoochee, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Lamariyon Jordan, Dacula
Best Scorer: AJ White, Chattahoochee, Jr.
Best Shooter: Jacksen Greco, Sequoyah, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Franklin Almonte, Dalton, Jr.
Best Passer: Will Kolker, Pope, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Omarion Smith, Douglas County, Jr.
Most Underrated: Kevin Taylor, Allatoona, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Valdosta 24-4 (Improved from 12-15; Outright Region 1 Champs; Sweet 16)
Most Improved: James White, Heritage-Conyers, Jr. (Improved from JV player to averaging 24.1 ppg)

FIRST TEAM
G – AJ White, Chattahoochee, Jr.
G – Peyton Daniels, Tri-Cities, Jr.
G – Cam Sheffield, Chattahoochee, Sr.
F – Terrence Edwards, Tucker, Sr.
F – Emon Washington, South Cobb, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Sion James, Lanier, Sr.
G – Jermontae Hill, Tucker, Sr.
G – PJ Carter, Langston Hughes, Sr.
G – Jacksen Greco, Sequoyah, Sr.
G – Christian Chambers, Evans, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Demajion Topps, New Manchester, Sr.
G – Jaylon Brown, Alexander, Sr.
G – Ricky Brown, Valdosta, Sr.
G – James White, Heritage-Conyers, Jr.
G – RJ Noord, Heritage-Conyers, Jr.
G – Zocko Littleton Jr., South Cobb, So.
F – Zy Wright, Grovetown, Sr.
F – Jaylen Jackson, Douglas County, Jr.
F – Franklin Almonte, Dalton, Jr.
F – Omarion Smith, Douglas County, Jr.
F – Ross Shepherd, Pope, Sr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Jordan Griffin, Dutchtown (28-4; State Champs; First-year high school HC; Improved from 16-15)
Player of the Year: Scoota Henderson, Kell, So.
Freshman of the Year:  David Thomas, Eagle’s Landing
Best Scorer: Scoota Henderson, Kell, So.
Best Shooter: Sebastian Augustave, Buford, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Sean Rutledge, East Paulding, Sr.
Best Passer: Keon Sedgwick, Paulding County, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Timpia Ogoun, Maynard Jackson, Sr.
Most Underrated: Quon Dillard, Warner Robins, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Decatur 18-12 (Improved from 4-22; State playoff berth)
Most Improved: Kervens Yacinthe, Paulding County, Jr. (Improved from 2.6 ppg/2.2 rpg/0.5 apg/0.4 spg to 21.5 ppg/5.4 rpg/2.9 apg/1.6 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Scoota Henderson, Kell, So.
G – Eric Gaines, Lithonia, Sr.
G – Eugene Brown III, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
G – Marcellious Lockett, Carrollton, Sr.
F – Jamaine Mann, Dutchtown, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Tyler Johnson, Cedar Shoals, Sr.
G – Keon Sedgwick, Paulding County, Sr.
F – Keith Lamar, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.
F – Cam Bryant, Dutchtown, Sr.
F – Quincy Canty, Cedar Shoals, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Deandre Brown, Hiram, Sr.
G – Anthony Hardy, Lithia Springs, Sr.
G – Kirshon Thrash, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.
G – David Thomas, Eagle’s Landing, Fr.
G – Sebastian Augustave, Buford, Sr.
G – Je’Kobe Coleman, Fayette County, Sr.
G – Zarion Griffin, Statesboro, Sr.
G – Devin Longstreet, Columbia, Sr.
F – Melvin Edwards, Carrollton, Sr.
F – Franklin Champion, Lithonia, Sr.
F – Sean Rutledge, East Paulding, Sr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Aaron Parr, St. Pius X (23-8; Final 4; Outright Region 8 Champs; 4 Seniors; Lost leading scorer midway through season)
Player of the Year: Jabari Smith, Sandy Creek, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Kory Mincy, Luella
Best Scorer: Jabari Smith, Sandy Creek, Jr.
Best Shooter: Daryl Rice, Sandy Creek, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Walker Kessler, Woodward Academy, Sr.
Best Passer: Brookes Kahlert, St. Pius X, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Walker Kessler, Woodward Academy, Sr.
Most Underrated: Michael Whitmore, Woodward Academy, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Pickens 18-11 (Improved from 4-22; State playoff berth)
Most Improved: Milique Smith, Upson-Lee, Jr. (Region 2 Co-Player of the Year; Improved from 3.7 ppg/2.6 rpg/0.2 apg/0.4 spg/0.1 bpg to 17 ppg/13 rpg/2 apg/2 spg/2 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Myles Rice, Eastside, Jr.
G – Rod Jones, Dougherty, Sr.
F – Kobe Stewart, Cross Creek, Sr.
F – Jabari Smith, Sandy Creek, Jr.
C – Walker Kessler, Woodward Academy, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Trae Brown, Americus-Sumter, Sr.
G – Micah Bell, Chapel Hill, Jr.
G – Robert Cowherd, Denmark, So.
F – Will Richard, Woodward Academy, Jr.
F – Isaac Abidde, Westover, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Sutton Smith, Denmark, Jr.
G – Jax Bouknight, Blessed Trinity, Jr.
G – Jermaine Lattimore, North Clayton, Sr.
G – Emory Lanier, Woodward Academy, Sr.
G – Adam Metts, Madison County, Sr.
G – Collin Tarver, Howard, Sr.
F – Kaleb Banks, Spalding, So.
F – KJ Doucet, Chapel Hill, Jr.
F – Adonnis Tolbert, Denmark, Sr.
F – Chauncey Wiggins, Eastside, So.
F – Milique Smith, Upson-Lee, Jr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: Kevin Morris, Jefferson (22-8; State Runner-Up; Outright Region 8 Champs; Started season 4-5; Led 20-13 at half of state championship)
Player of the Year: Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Jr.
Freshman of the Year: Tahj Johnson, Hart County
Best Scorer: Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Jr.
Best Shooter: Jasper Gibson, Dawson County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Quay Primas, Central-Macon, Jr.
Best Passer: Gage Maffetone, Calhoun, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Jr.
Most Underrated: David Perchik, Westminster, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Long County 25-5 (Improved from 13-16; Outright Region 2 Champs; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Jr. (Improved from 14 ppg/8 rpg/3 bpg to 24 ppg/12 rpg/ 3.7 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kowacie Reeves Jr., Westside-Macon, Jr.
G – Emondre Bowles, Johnson-Savannah, Jr.
F – Matthew Cleveland, Pace Academy, Jr.
F – Quay Primas, Central-Macon, Jr.
C – Ryan Mutombo, Lovett, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jasper Gibson, Dawson County, Sr.
G – Shamar Norman, Windsor Forest, Jr.
F – Shone Webb, Hart County, Jr.
F – Cole Middleton, Pace Academy, Jr.
C – Jacob Radaker, Jefferson, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Titus Brown, Franklin County, Sr.
G – Micah Roebuck, Franklin County, Sr.
G – Cliff Baskerville, GAC, Sr.
G – Domonik Henderson, Monroe, So.
G – LaKendric Lyles, Monroe Area, Jr.
G – Derek Edwards, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – Javian Mosley, Westside-Macon, Jr.
F – D’ante Bass, Windsor Forest, So.
F – Kalib Clinton, Jackson County, Jr.
F – Marius Ellis, Monroe, Jr.
F – Trajan Weatherspoon, Long County, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Brice Hobbs, Swainsboro (30-2; Improved from 14-12; State Champs; Outright Region 2 Champs)
Player of the Year: Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Khalon Hudson, Westside-Augusta
Best Scorer: Carl Cleveland, Banks County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Damien Smith, Chattooga, Fr.
Best Rebounder: Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.
Best Passer: Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.
Most Underrated: Demariontay Hall, Washington, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Swainsboro 30-2 (Improved from 14-12; State Champs; Outright Region 2 Champs)
Most Improved: Jarden Maze, Washington County, Sr. (Region 3 Player of the Year; Improved from 11.5 ppg/3.0 rpg/2.9 apg/1.6 spg to 18.3 ppg/4.5 rpg/3.0 apg/1.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Jarden Maze, Washington County, Sr.
F – Ra’Sean Frederick, Therrell, Sr.
F – Emmanuel Jones, Glenn Hills, Sr.
F – Carl Cleveland, Banks County, Sr.
F – Ja’Queze Kirby, Jeff Davis, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Roman Son, Therrell, Sr.
G – Jaylin Sellers, Spencer, Jr.
G – Ja’Quavian Florence, South Atlanta, Sr.
F – John Whitehead, Glenn Hills, Sr.
F – Fredrick Seabrough, Swainsboro, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Johnny Kittles, Jefferson County, Sr.
G – Immanuel Hackett, Swainsboro, Sr.
G – Clifford Davis, Thomasville, Jr.
G – Johnathan Taylor, Laney, Sr.
G – Ronnie Striggles, Butler, Jr.
G – Jamarious Pledger, Douglass, Sr.
F – Cameron Fortson, Therrell, Sr.
F – Bernard Pelote, Woodville-Tompkins, Sr.
F – Tyrese Powers, Fitzgerald, Sr.
F – Qua King, Dublin, Sr.
C – Jabari Burge, Model, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Drew Catlett, St. Francis (29-3; Repeat State Champs; Outright Region 6 Champs; lost 1 game in-state; Won championship by 21 points)
Player of the Year: Dwon Odom, St. Francis, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Chase Clemmons, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian
Best Scorer: Jordan Jones, First Presbyterian Day, Jr.
Best Shooter: Isaac Martin, King’s Ridge Christian, Fr.
Best Rebounder: Christian Fussell, Greenforest, Sr.
Best Passer: Dwon Odom, St. Francis, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Jordan Meka, Mt. Bethel, Sr.
Most Underrated:  AJ Hopkins, Whitefield Academy, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Providence Christian Academy 24-3 (Improved from 3-24; Set school-record for wins; State playoff berth; Regular season Region 8 champs)
Most Improved: JoJo Peterson, Mt. Pisgah, Jr. (Improved from 5.7 ppg/3.1 rpg/3.0 apg/1.1 spg to 13.3 ppg/7.5 rpg/4.1 apg/2.1 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Dwon Odom, St. Francis, Sr.
G – Anthony Arrington, Galloway, So.
G – Garrison Powell, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
G – Lamar Oden, Greenforest, Sr.
C – Christian Fussell, Greenforest, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kami Young, North Cobb Christian, So.
G – JoJo Peterson, Mt. Pisgah, Jr.
G – Raul Arias, Trinity Christian, Sr.
F – Chandler Baker, Walker, Sr.
C – Jordan Meka, Mt. Bethel, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Chance Thacker, Providence Christian, So.
G – Jordan Jones, First Presbyterian Day, Jr.
G – Shad Dabney, Riverside Military, Jr.
G – Chris Newell, Walker, Sr.
G – Isaac Brito, Trinity Christian, Jr.
F – Travis Harper, St. Anne-Pacelli, Jr.
F – Chase Ellis, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Jusaun Holt, St. Francis, Jr.
F – Elijah Williams, Providence Christian, Jr.
F – Brady Burnett, Trinity Christian, Sr.
C – Giancarlo Bastianoni, Trinity Christian, Sr.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Ricky Chatman, Hancock Central (28-3; State Champs; Outright Region 7 Champs)
Player of the Year: Christian Lamar, Wilkinson County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Frankquon Sherman, Lincoln County
Best Scorer: Keundre Campbell, Webster County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Eric Ivory, Dooly County, So.
Best Rebounder: Jeff Felton, Dooly County, Sr.
Best Passer: Dekarteyia Craig, Twiggs County, Fr.
Best Shot Blocker: Fred Spells, Portal, Jr.
Most Underrated: Brandon Thomas, Marion County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Wheeler County 18-10 (Improved from 4-20; State playoff berth)
Most Improved: Shomari Gaines, Macon County, Sr. (Improved from 13.2 ppg/5.1 rpg/3.7 apg/1.9 spg/0.7 bpg to 24 ppg/10.2 rpg/4 apg/1.6 spg/1.2 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kamron Jordan, Treutlen, Sr.
G – JaKobe Strozier, Drew Charter, So.
G – Christian Lamar, Wilkinson County, Sr.
G – Keundre Campbell, Webster County, Sr.
G – Shomari Gaines, Macon County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Shontavion Bowens, Terrell County, Sr.
G – Tykevious Curry, Calhoun County, Jr.
F – Frankquon Sherman, Lincoln County, Fr.
C – Amaree McGriff, Lanier County, Sr.
C – Jeff Felton, Dooly County, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Derrick Harris Jr., Mitchell County, Jr.
G – Leroy Wilson, Hancock Central, Jr.
G – EJ Brown, Lanier County, So.
G – Keyshawn Howard, Wilcox County, Sr.
G – Jamal Taylor, Hancock Central, Jr.
G – Chris Floyd, Treutlen, Sr.
G – Kasabian Mitchell, Treutlen, Sr.
G – Kolby Moss, Towns County, Jr.
G – Jahmad Wiley, Calhoun County, Sr.
G – Chad Berry Jr., Seminole County, Sr.
F – Desmond Tisdol, Wilcox County, Sr.

2018-19 GHSA All-State Girls Basketball Honors

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Ms. Basketball: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
F – Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu, Norcross, Sr.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
F – Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
G – NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
G – Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
G – Elizabeth Gibbs, Landmark Christian, Sr.
G – Kaylee Sticker, Dawson County, Sr.
G – Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Jr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Jr.
F – Corriana Evans, Spalding, Jr.
F – Amari Robinson, Douglas County, Sr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, So.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Hilda Hankerson, Westlake (30-0 Repeat State Champs; 1 Senior)
Player of the Year: Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
Freshman of the Year: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock
Best Scorer: Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Shooter: Katherine Fourie, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Passer: Bria Harmon, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Selma Kulo, Brookwood, Jr.
Most Underrated: Michelle Smith, Hillgrove, Sr.
Most Improved Team: West Forsyth 16-12 (Improved from 5-24)
Most Improved: Lydia Freeman, Westlake, Jr. (Improved from 2.3 ppg/2.7 rpg/0.1 bpg to 14.1 ppg/6.9 rpg/1.3 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
G – Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu, Norcross, Sr.
G – Azonya Austin, North Cobb, Jr.
F – Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
C – Sacha Washington, Parkview, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Bria Harmon, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Myra Strickland, Norcross, Sr.
F – Kiki Adams, Brookwood, Sr.
F – Jazmin Robinson, Grayson, Sr.
C – Lydia Freeman, Westlake, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Caroline Martin, North Forsyth, Jr.
G – Sydney Thomas, North Cobb, Jr.
G – Janiah Ellis, Colquitt County, Jr.
G – Kennedy Powell, Roswell, Sr.
G – Katherine Fourie, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Denim DeShields, McEachern, So.
G – Ashlyn Andrus, Cherokee, Jr.
G – Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Fr.
G – Jada Alston, Campbell, Sr.
F – Milana Holmes, Pebblebrook, Jr.
F – Malia Fisher, North Gwinnett, So.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Tim Slater, Lanier (29-3 State Champs; Allowed 37.2 PPG in tournament)
Player of the Year: Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
Freshman of the Year:  Lazaria Spearman, Dacula
Best Scorer: Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
Best Shooter: Sydney Rosant, Sequoyah, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Fr.
Best Passer: Teya Holloman, Pope, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Christabel Ezumah, Lanier, Jr.
Most Underrated: Jodi Mullins, South Cobb, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Glynn Academy 26-5 (Improved from 14-13; Elite 8; Region 2 Champs)
Most Improved: Kaliyah Little, Northside-Warner Robins, Sr. (Improved from 10.4 ppg/3 rpg/3.2 apg/3.3 spg to 19 ppg/5 rpg/2.9 apg/3.2 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Jr.
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
G – Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Jr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kalen Surles, Lanier, Sr.
G – Sydney Rosant, Sequoyah, Sr.
F – Amari Robinson, Douglas County, Sr.
F – Ashlee Austin, Northview, Sr.
C – Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Fr.

Honorable Mention
G – Alana Denson, Forest Park, Sr.
G – Asjah Inniss, Northview, Jr.
G – Jasmine Blevins, Bradwell Institute, Sr.
G – Cheyenne Holloman, Pope, So.
G – Tamia Stargell, Langston Hughes, Fr.
F – Tija Blackwell, Gainesville, Sr.
F – Sade Harrell, Heritage-Conyers, So.
F – Nia Allen, Valdosta, Sr.
C – Josie Johnson, Creekview, Sr.
C – Sierra Wynn, Stephenson, Jr.
C – Christabel Ezumah, Lanier, Jr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Gene Durden, Buford (29-2 Three-peat State Champs; 3 Seniors; Lost two 2018 D-1 signees)
Player of the Year: Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Xaviera Dyer, Maynard Jackson
Best Scorer: Zamiya Passmore, Locust Grove, Sr.
Best Shooter: Lacy Robins, Statesboro, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Jada Claude, Whitewater, Sr.
Best Passer: Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Emily Greek, Thomas County Central, Sr.
Most Underrated: Trinity Edwards, Chamblee, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Columbia 22-8 (Improved from 6-19; Final 4)
Most Improved: Madison Perez, Veterans, Sr. (Improved from 5.8 ppg/17 3PM/0.9 rpg/1.9 apg/1.8 spg to 12.7 ppg/73 3PM/1.3 rpg/2.2 apg/1.1 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Zamiya Passmore, Locust Grove, Sr.
G – Lacy Robins, Statesboro, Jr.
F – Jada Claude, Whitewater, Sr.
F – Taziaha Fanning, Harris County, Sr.
F – Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, So.
G – Constance Thomas, Columbia, Jr.
G – Tate Walters, Buford, Jr.
C – Stacie Jones, Veterans, Jr.
C – Kennedi Manning, Arabia Mountain, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Courtney Smith, Whitewater, Sr.
G – Patsy Mosley, Maynard Jackson, So.
G – Trinity Edwards, Chamblee, Sr.
G – Shontrice Austin, Columbia, Sr.
G – Mikaylyn Glover, Clarke Central, Jr.
G – Alice Anne Hudson, Starr’s Mill, Jr.
G – Ty’kerria Richardson, Jones County, Sr.
F – Raven Thurman, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
F – Unique Miller, Maynard Jackson, So.
F – Ny’Azjha Carter-Ransom, Harris County, Sr.
C – Tolisha Walker, Locust Grove, Jr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Anson Hundley, Carver-Columbus (32-0 State Champs)
Player of the Year: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
Freshman of the Year: Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy
Best Scorer: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
Best Shooter: Ashley Scott, Flowery Branch, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.
Best Passer: Ja’Kerra Wilbur, West Laurens, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.
Most Underrated: Jamiah Lane, Thomson, Sr.
Most Improved Team: LaFayette 13-12 (Improved from 4-17)
Most Improved: Paris Mullins, Henry County, Sr. (Improved from 6 ppg/4.4 rpg/0.6 spg/0.3 bpg to 12.8 ppg/9 rpg/1.6 spg/1 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
G – Caroline Wysocki, Flowery Branch, Sr.
G – Briana Juniel, Henry County, Sr.
F – Corriana Evans, Spalding, Jr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Aniaya Jester, Spalding, Sr.
G – Janya Love-Hill, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
F – Keely Brown, Luella, Jr.
F – Jordan Bailey, Madison County, Sr.
C – Paris Mullins, Henry County, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Kyia Craft, Druid Hills, Fr.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Fr.
G – Asjah Harrell, Perry, Sr.
G – Calmela Mack, West Laurens, Sr.
G – Crystal Corley, Baldwin, Sr.
G – Ansley Hall, North Oconee, Jr.
F – Jada Griffin, Northwest Whitfield, Sr.
F – Emily Wiley, Heritage-Catoosa, Sr.
F – A’Maiya Jackson, Henry County, Sr.
F – Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, So.
C – Daija Powell, Sandy Creek, Jr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: Brandon Lindsey, Johnson-Savannah (22-8 Repeat State Champs; Beat 4 ranked teams in tournament)
Player of the Year: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Kaleigh Addie, GAC
Best Scorer: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Miranda Powell, Morgan County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Taniya Alexander, Hart County, So.
Best Passer: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Da’Nasia Shaw, Peach County, Sr.
Most Underrated: BreAsia Davis, Rutland, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Lumpkin County 17-9 (Improved from 9-15; Beat R7 #1 GAC)
Most Improved: Jaida Burgess, Beach, Jr. (Improved from 6.4 ppg/2.5 rpg/2.1 apg/2.6 spg to 17.3 ppg/3.9 rpg/3.1 apg/5.6 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
G – J’Mya Cutter, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – Da’Nasia Shaw, Peach County, Sr.
G – Kaylee Sticker, Dawson County, Sr.
C – Taniya Alexander, Hart County, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jaida Burgess, Beach, Jr.
G – Sydney Johnson, Lovett, Sr.
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, Fr.
G – Bailee Breedlove, Franklin County, So.
F – Jasmine Thompson, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Livi Blackstock, Jefferson, So.
G – Miranda Powell, Morgan County, Sr.
G – Madison Evans, Beach, Jr.
G – Lou Reid, Morgan County, Sr.
G – Kaila Rougier, Beach, So.
G – Macey Gregg, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, Sr.
G – Isabel Davenport, Lumpkin County, So.
G – Sarah Plemons, North Murray, Sr.
F – Maliyah Parks, Sonoraville, Jr.
F – Natalia Bolden, Jefferson, Fr.
C – Kayla Garrett, Tattnall County, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Alana Allen, Douglass (27-6 State Champs; Toughest schedule in state; Eliminated Laney)
Player of the Year: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Freshman of the Year: Ava Hunter, Union County
Best Scorer: Olonna Rawls, Bryan County, Jr.
Best Shooter: Charlsey Kelly, Swainsboro, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Best Passer: NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Most Underrated: Megan Kent, Model, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Fitzgerald 27-1 (Improved from 17-6; Undefeated regular season; Outright Region 1 Champs; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Miracle Parker, Washington County, So. (Improved from 7.2 ppg/3.3 rpg/1 apg/2.2 spg to 18.3 ppg/6 rpg/2.2 apg/2.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Olonna Rawls, Bryan County, Jr.
G – Tomiyah Alford, Lamar County, Sr.
G – NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
F – Destanee Wright, Dodge County, Sr.
C – Makyala Timpson, Early County, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Trinity Jones, Fitzgerald, Jr.
G – Jashanti Simmons, Putnam County, Jr.
G – Europe Brown, Dodge County, Sr.
G – Jaiden Hamilton, Laney, Sr.
F – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Madison Abbott, Monticello, Sr.
G – Jazmin Grayson, Woodville-Tompkins, Sr.
G – Miracle Parker, Washington County, So.
G – Ashuntee Weems, Douglass, So.
G – Dynesha Brown, Swainsboro, Sr.
G – Heather Vaughan, Banks County, Jr.
G – Laken Stiles, Rabun County, Jr.
G – Mercedes Coleman, Gordon Central, So.
G – Hayleigh Ross, Fitzgerald, Sr.
F – Jaycie Bowen, Banks County, Sr.
F – Brooke Henricks, Rabun County, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Nichole Dixon, Holy Innocents’ (25-7; State Champs; Started 0-2)
Player of the Year: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
Freshman of the Year: Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran
Best Scorer: Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
Best Shooter: Nicole Azar, Wesleyan, So.
Best Rebounder: AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
Best Passer: Paige Lyons, Wesleyan, So.
Best Shot Blocker: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
Most Underrated: Cierra Foster, Holy Innocents’, So.
Most Improved Team: Mt. Paran 24-4 (Improved from 13-12; Elite 8; 1 Senior, 6 Freshmen, 6 Sophomores)
Most Improved: Lovie Ballard, SACA, Jr. (Improved from 7.1 ppg/6.7 rpg/1.1 spg to 19.3 ppg/8.4 rpg/0.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
G – Elizabeth Gibbs, Landmark Christian, Sr.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
F – India Bellamy, ELCA, Sr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Paige Lyons, Wesleyan, So.
G – Mia Moore, St. Francis, So.
G – Eliza Snyder, Lakeview Academy, Jr.
F – Jordan Isaacs, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Kai Carter, Paideia, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Nadia Reese, Stratford Academy, Jr.
G – Mary Elaine Mitchell, Stratford Academy, Jr.
G – Mahkayla Premo, Calvary Day, Fr.
G – Jasmine Akins, Calvary Day, Jr.
G – Christina Walker, Paideia, Jr.
G – Caroline Dingler, Darlington, Jr.
G – Jada Ryce, Galloway, So.
G – Jada Farrell, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
F – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Fr.
C – Aminita Ly, Greenforest, Sr.
C – Ali Rumpel, Athens Academy, So.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Fran McPherson, Marion County (29-1 State Champs)
Player of the Year: Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Layla Hood, Elite Scholars Academy
Best Scorer: Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
Best Passer: Mya Byrd, Turner County, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Takia Davis, Calhoun County, So.
Most Underrated: Morgan Hill, Echols County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Clinch County 21-7 (Improved from 11-15; Final 4; 1 Senior)
Most Improved: JaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So. (Improved from 8 ppg/5 rpg/1 apg/1.4 spg/0.3 bpg to 18.2 ppg/8.7 rpg/0.8 apg/3.5 spg/1.2 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
G – Jameisha Williams, Marion County, Jr.
F – JaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So.
F – Prencis Harden, ECI, So.
C – Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Zyhia Johnson, Clinch County, So.
G – Sameria Bryant, Wheeler County, Jr.
G – Mya Byrd, Turner County, Jr.
F – Angel McRae, Clinch County, So.
F – ShaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So.

Honorable Mention
G – India Wells, Telfair County, Sr.
G – Kanashas Enocher, Calhoun County, Sr.
G – Anyla Bell, Mitchell County, So.
G – Brandy Mackey, Telfair County, Sr.
G – Keonya Mincey, Wheeler County, Jr.
G – Destiny McClendon, Lake Oconee Academy, So.
F – Yakia Temple, Turner County, So.
F – Deandria Stephens, Georgia Military, So.
F – Bernyla Sparks, Central-Talbotton, So.
C – Ashley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
C – Alayshia Dixon, Wilcox County, So.