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8-AAA All-Region teams: 2 Trojans take top honors
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North Hall’s Ethan Smith and McKenna Rushton were each selected as 8-AAA North Subregion Players of the Year.

Smith led the Trojans to the Region 8-AAA finals and round two of the state tournament, averaging about 18 points per game.

Rushton led the Lady Trojans to the Region 8-AAA championship title and played a key role in the win against Allatoona placing North Hall in the state tournament semifinals scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday.

Monroe Area’s Ken Jackson and Oconee County’s Gabby Bevillard took the top-player awards for 8-AAA South.1st  

Boys First Team All-Region

Montrell McKenzie, Johnson

Shaquan Cantrell, Gainesville

Hunter Atkinson, West Hall

Cole Morgan, Chestatee

Andrew London, White County

Cody Hegeland, Stephens County

ReQuan Jones, Franklin County

Devonte Anderson, Lumpkin County

Nick Peters, Walnut Grove

MJ Bryant, Lanier

Boys Honorable Mention

Matt Hollis, Johnson

AJ Benefield, Johnson

Deshaun Watson, Gainesville

Lance White, Gainesville

Caleb Hayman, Gainesville

AJ Stephens, West Hall

Tyswon Cantrell, West Hall

Adam Kelly, North Hall

Keelan Passmore, Chestatee

Jordan De Graff, Chestatee

Antonio Jackson, Stephens County

Stephen Hunter, Stephens County

Braxton Shiflet, Franklin County

Eddie Hurst, White County

Darius Blackwell, Monroe Area

Trevon Byrd, Monroe Area

Chris Peters, Walnut Grove

Brian Pearson, Walnut Grove

Connor White, Oconee County

Girls First Team All-Region:

Shauna Butler, Stephens County

Charity Major, Stephens County

Mary Kate Rushton, North Hall

Taylor Swoszowski, North Hall

Megan Kenimer, Chestatee

Rebecca Webster, Gainesville

Miaya Crowder, Walnut Grove

Morgan Demilio, Walnut Grove

Shelby Threlkeld, Lanier

Brianna Dickens, Oconee County

Girls Honorable Mention

Ryleigh Shannon, Johnson

Lindsey Pethel, Johnson

Anna Walker, Gainesville

Kaelyn Gattis, West Hall

LeNiesha Kearse, West Hall

Emily Crain, Chestatee

Megan Deloach, White County

Riley Slaton, White County

Myesha Brown, Franklin County

Dakota Sullens, Lumpkin County

Kelsey Hill, Monroe Area

Karmorreya Brown, Monroe Area

Amber Cesair, Lanier



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