Gainesville’s Shaquan Cantrell, Buford’s Kyle Doyle, North Hall’s Ebo Smith and Dawson County’s Carly Gilreath were all named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Basketball First Teams for their respective classifications, announced Tuesday.
Deshaun Watson of Gainesville, Stephanie Patton of Towns County, Montrell McKenzie of Johnson, and Kristina Nelson of Buford all received second team honors.
All-state honorable mention recipients include Buford’s A.J. Davis and Isaiah Williams, East Hall’s Brian Edwards, Habersham Central’s Haley Gerrin, Flowery Branch’s Tavia Sykes, Chestatee’s Maegan Kenimer, Dawson County’s Sheyenne Seabolt, Lakeview’s Austin Montgomery, and Union County’s Lauren Zollinger.
Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Basketball Teams
Mr. Basketball: Brannen Greene, Tift County, Sr.
Miss Basketball: Diamond DeShields, Norcross, Sr.
Player of the Year: Brandon Goodwin, Norcross, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Jesse McMillan, Norcross
Brannen Greene, Tift County, Sr.
Brandon Goodwin, Norcross, Sr.
Kyle Castlin, Hillgrove, Jr.
Tadric Jackson, Tift County, Jr.
Elijah Staley, Wheeler, Jr.
Nate Mason, Shiloh, Jr.
Devin Mitchell, Collins Hill, Jr.
Daniel Giddens, Wheeler, Soph.
Lee Moore, North Cobb, Sr.
Tony Bagtas, Westlake, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Sean Brennan, Roswell, Sr.; Jordan Neff, North Cobb, Sr.; Trayvon Reed, Shiloh, Jr.; Dante Scott, Campbell, Soph.; Trevon Shaw, Mill Creek, Sr.; Clarence Smith, Valdosta, Sr.; Randall Smith, Archer, Sr.; Markus Terry, Chattahoochee, Sr.; Ty Toney, Alpharetta, Sr.; C.J. Wilson, Rockdale County, Sr.
Player of the Year: Jakeenan Gant, Effingham County, Jr.
Coach of the Year: Sharman White, Miller Grove
Jakeenan Gant, Effingham County, Jr.
Kyre’ Hamer, Miller Grove, Sr.
Shaquan Cantrell, Gainesville, Sr.
Davonte Fitzgerald, Tucker, Sr.
Armel Potter, Sprayberry, Jr.
Phil Cofer, Whitewater, Jr.
Earl Bryant, Miller Grove, Sr.
Jairus Holder, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro, Sr.
Jarquez Smith, Jones County, Sr.
R.J. Sessions, Northside-Columbus, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Solomon Ajose, Sequoyah, Sr.; Grant Bryant, Kell, Jr.; Bakari Copeland, Arabia Mountain, Sr.; Noah Dickerson, North Atlanta, Soph.; Damian Foreman, Evans, Jr.; Daniel Fowler, Allatoona, Jr.; Keymont Jenkins, New Manchester, Sr.; Neil Phillips, Lithia Springs, Sr.; Keith Pinckney, Miller Grove, Jr.; Deshaun Watson, Gainesville, Jr.
Player of the Year: Tahj Shamsid-Deen, Columbia, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Clay Crump, Eagle’s Landing
Tahj Shamsid-Deen, Columbia, Sr.
Eric Wortham, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.
Quinton Stephens, Marist, Sr.
Naquavious King, South Atlanta, Sr.
Isaiah Dennis, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.
Brandon Watkins, Grady, Sr.
Karim Mawuenyega, Alexander, Sr.
Jabari McGhee, Monroe, Sr.
Montrell McKenzie, Johnson-Gainesville, Sr.
Donovahn Jones, Dutchtown, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Stafan Bradley, North Clayton, Sr.; Don Coleman, Butler, Soph.; T.J. Cromer, Westover, Sr.; O’Shea Hill, Northwest Whitfield, Sr.; Trevin Joseph, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.; Ronnie Mays, Westside-Macon, Sr.; Desmond Ringer, Eagle’s Landing, Sr.; K.J. Smith, Perry, Soph.; Patrick Petty, Jonesboro, Sr.; Jaylon Tyson, Rutland, Jr.
Player of the Year: Tim Quarterman, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Utaff Gordon, Johnson-Savannah
Tim Quarterman, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
Tookie Brown, Morgan County, Soph.
Kyle Doyle, Buford, Sr.
Ebo Smith, North Hall, Sr.
Chris Cokley, Savannah, Jr.
Ryan Davis, Cartersville, Sr.
Zach Vess, North Murray, Sr.
A.J. Gray, Washington County, Soph.
Demarcus Cunningham, Douglass, Sr.
Solomon Mangham, Woodward Academy, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Rashad Cummings, Beach, Sr.; A.J. Davis, Buford, Sr.; Brian Edwards, East Hall, Sr.; Nick Harris, St. Pius X, Jr.; Marc Moon, Elbert County, Jr.; Greg Mortimer, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.; DeShon Nails, Tattnall County, Sr.; Jovante Spivey, Savannah, Sr.; Quintavias Virgil, Central-Macon, Sr.; Isaiah Williams, Buford, Sr.
Player of the Year: DaMario Beck, Bleckley County, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Eddie Martin, Greater Atlanta Christian
DaMario Beck, Bleckley County, Sr.
Isaiah Wilkins, Greater Atlanta Christian, Jr.
Frank Booker, Westside-Augusta, Sr.
Collin Swinton, Greater Atlanta Christian, Sr.
Rydealous Taylor, Bleckley County, Sr.
Cole Birchfield, Dade County, Sr.
Sean Buffen, Spencer, Sr.
Tony Palmer, Jordan, Sr.
Gerdarius Troutman, Taylor County, Jr.
Jacori Payne, Dublin, Jr.
Honorable mentions: Greyson Arnold, Calhoun, Sr.; Christian Bradford, Kendrick, Sr.; Will Clifton, Wesleyan, Sr.; Davy Fisher, Model, Jr.; Kevis Martin, Manchester, Sr.; Jordan Oliver, Rabun County, Jr.; Reggie Reid, Harlem, Soph.; Jamar Sheppard, Jordan, Sr.; Ramel Thompkins, Vidalia, Jr.; Juwan Willock, Macon County, Sr.
Player of the Year: Ahmed Hill, Aquinas
Coach of the Year: Aaron Geter, Wilkinson County
Ahmed Hill, Aquinas, Jr.
Johnathan Howard, Wilcox County, Sr.
Will Jackson, Athens Christian, Soph.
Tosin Mehinti, Greenforest Christian, Sr.
Torrico Simmons, Wilkinson County, Soph.
Malik Beasley, St. Francis, Soph.
Muhammad Hamilton, W.D. Mohammed, Jr.
Kobi Simmons, St. Francis, Fr.
A.J. Smith, Dooly County, Sr.
Hulian Terrell, North Cobb Christian, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Ugo Celestine, Greenforest Christian, Sr.; Kaiser Gates, St. Francis, Soph.; Jordan Harris, Seminole County, Fr.; Gary McGinty, Savannah Country Day, Sr.; Austin Montgomery, Lakeview Academy, Sr.; Stacey Morgan, Portal, Jr.; Justin Ross, Landmark Christian, Sr.; T.J. Sams, First Presbyterian Day, Jr.; Cornelius Taylor, Claxton, Soph.; Rudy Winters, Excel Christian, Sr.
Player of the Year: Lexie Brown, North Gwinnett
Coach of the Year: Angie Hembree, Norcross
Diamond DeShields, Norcross, Sr.
Lexie Brown, North Gwinnett, Sr.
Mackenzie Engram, Hillgrove, Jr.
Shayla Cooper, Norcross, Sr.
Kylee Smith, Alpharetta, Sr.
Te’a Cooper, McEachern, Soph.
Tashia Brown, Lowndes, Jr.
Amber Reeves, North Cobb, Sr.
Ashley Williams, Alcovy, Sr.
Makeba Ponder, Colquitt County, Jr.
Honorable mentions: Caroline Bowns, North Forsyth, Soph.; Kyrie’ Chandler, North Cobb, Soph.; Haley Gerrin, Habersham Central, Sr.; Madison Newby, Archer, Soph.; Stormm Phillips, Valdosta, Sr.; Katie Powell, Duluth, Jr.; Breanna Richardson, Rockdale County, Sr.; Meagan Tucker, Alcovy, Sr.; Peyton Whitted, North Gwinnett, Sr.; Aunesha Williams, Cherokee, Jr.
Player of the Year: Erykah Davenport, Tucker
Coach of the Year: Kathy Richey-Walton, Southwest DeKalb
Erykah Davenport, Tucker, Jr.
Tynice Martin, Southwest DeKalb, Soph.
Andrea Brown, Pope, Sr.
Gabby Seiler, McIntosh, Sr.
Kaliyah Mitchell, Stephenson, Sr.
Kayla Potts, Forest Park, Jr.
Tashara Jones, Lithia Springs, Sr.
Zutorya Cook, Osborne, Fr.
Tashii Thompson, Miller Grove, Sr.
Neena Carter, Sprayberry, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Shaunice Bennett, Hardaway, Sr.; Katie Hunt, Miller Grove, Sr.; Kyesha Lewis, Effingham County, Soph.; Ayanna Mitchell, Salem, Soph.; Jasmine Stone, Evans, Jr.; Tavia Sykes, Flowery Branch, Sr.; Klarissa Weaver, Miller Grove, Sr.; Katie Wilson, Starr’s Mill, Jr.; Tiffany Wilson, Forest Park, Jr.; Brittany Wright, Villa Rica, Sr.
Player of the Year: Miah Spencer, Columbia
Coach of the Year: Chantay Frost, Columbia
Miah Spencer, Columbia, Sr.
Tianna Germain, South Effingham, Jr.
Jordan Livesay, River Ridge, Sr.
KeKe Calloway, Mary Persons, Soph.
Ashleigh Outler, Cross Creek, Jr.
Aneesa Watson, Fayette County, Sr.
Elise Coberly, Madison County, Sr.
Lindsey Reed, Woodland-Stockbridge, Sr.
Briana Benson, Jonesboro, Sr.
LaRice Walker, Sandy Creek, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Danielle Clark, Stone Mountain, Sr.; Domonique Clune, Dutchtown, Sr.; Brea Elmore, Redan, Jr.; VaQueshia Hall, Howard, Sr.; Maddie Howell, Dalton, Sr.; Maegan Kenimer, Chestatee, Sr.; Alexia Manning, Columbus, Jr.; Safiya Martin, Sandy Creek, Sr.; Brittany Tatum, LaGrange, Sr.; Jayla Waller, Baldwin, Sr.
Player of the Year: Asia Durr, St. Pius X
Coach of the Year: Kyle Snipes, St. Pius X
Asia Durr, St. Pius X, Soph.
Carly Gilreath, Dawson County, Sr.
Brooke Hubbard, North Oconee, Sr.
Shon Kitchens, Washington County, Jr.
Jordan Dillard, Decatur, Sr.
Jasmine Carter, St. Pius X, Sr.
Kristina Nelson, Buford, Sr.
Nausia Woolfork, Peach County, Fr.
Shakenya Peters, Southwest-Macon, Sr.
Carrie Cheeks, Sonoraville, Jr.
Honorable mentions: Sherae Bonner, Central-Carrollton, Jr.; Giny Channell, North Oconee, Jr.; Lauren Duncan, Pike County, Jr.; Alicia Franklin, Douglass, Soph.; Kaelyn Irby, Cartersville, Jr.; Keiana Robbins, Savannah, Sr.; Ilyn Spann, Beach, Soph.; Sheyenne Seabolt, Dawson County, Soph.; Rachel Selph, Dodge County, Soph.; Earnicia Washington, Chapel Hill, Sr.
Player of the Year: Khadijiah Cave, Laney
Coach of the Year: Jan Azar, Wesleyan
Khadijiah Cave, Laney, Sr.
Katie Frerking, Wesleyan, Sr.
Kahlia Lawrence, Kendrick, Jr.
Brianna Cummings, Greater Atlanta Christian, Jr.
Taylor Palmer, Calhoun, Sr.
Simone Smith, Laney, Sr.
Briunna Freeman, Pelham, Soph.
Khybriah Brown, Thomasville, Sr.
Jordan Hill, Bremen, Sr.
Brittany Stevens, Wesleyan, Sr.
Honorable mentions: Jahmia Bradley, Westside-Augusta, Jr.; Destiny Brewton, Laney, Jr.; Deja Cheatham, Kendrick, Jr.; Quiondra Darrisaw, Dublin, Sr.; Elesha Foster, Cook, Jr.; Shylrick Locke, Jeff Davis, Jr.; Timia Reynolds, Model, Sr.; Tia Troup, Bleckley County, Jr.; Sydney Umeri, Lovett, Sr.; Lauren Zollinger, Union County, Jr.
Player of the Year: Kassidy Blevins, Gordon Lee
Coach of the Year: Lestor Gaylon, Gordon Lee
Kassidy Blevins, Gordon Lee, Sr.
Alexis Carter, Southwest Atlanta Christian, Sr.
Kiyanna Johnson, Greenville, Jr.
Candice Williams, St. Francis, Jr.
Alexus Parker, Calvary Day, Sr.
Moses Johnson, Greenforest Christian, Sr.
Nettie Brown, St. Francis, Sr.
Kaneika Washington, Randolph-Clay, Sr.
Stephanie Patton, Towns County, Soph.
Amber Skidgel, Hebron Christian, Soph.
Honorable mentions: Ivy Atkism, George Walton, Jr.; Erika Cassell, Holy Innocents’, Fr.; Anissia Collins, Irwin County, Sr.; Marquita Daniels, Southwest Atlanta Christian, Jr.; Antania Graddic, Turner County, Sr.; Candler Gregory, Strong Rock, Sr.; Tomeka Harris, Warren County, Sr.; A’Miracle Jones, Mitchell County, Jr.; Jazmine Price, Claxton, Soph.; Terar Stewart, Darlington, Sr.