All-region basketball: Newby, Notae named players of year in 8-AAAAAAA

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J.D. Notae is the boys basketball player of the year in Region 8-AAAAAAA.

Autumn Newby of Archer and J.D. Notae of Newnan are the region players of the year in 8-AAAAAAA.

Newby, who has signed with Vanderbilt, averages 13 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for Archer’s girls team.

Notae, who has signed with Jacksonville University, averages 22 points. 5.6 rebounds, three assists and three steals for Newton’s boys.

Here is the 2017 all-region team for 8-AAAAAAA as selected by the league’s coaches.

Here is the 2017 all-region team for 8-AAAAAAA as selected by the league’s coaches.

GIRLS

Player of the Year: Autumn Newby, Archer

First Team

Lexi Chatman, Newton

Linsey Marchese, Archer

Asia McCoy, Archer

Alexis Lewis, South Gwinnett

Sharai Lay, Shiloh

Second Team

Jazmine Robinson, Grayson

Jurnee Smith, Newton

Diamond Swift, Rockdale County

Xian Lopez, South Gwinnett

Bianca Fizouaty, Grayson

Honorable Mention: Tia Shorter, Archer; Janelle Cook, Newton; Ronje Williams, Shiloh;

Kourtlan Carter, Rockdale County; Alecia Torrence, Grayson; Jasmine Williams, South Gwinnett

BOYS

Player of the Year: J.D. Notae, Newton

Coach of the year: Rick Rasmussen, Newton

First Team

Ashton Hagans, Newton

Isaiah Miller, Newton

Travis Anderson, Grayson

T.J. Massenburg, Shiloh

Greg James, Shiloh

Second Team

Kenyon Jackson, Grayson

Brenden Tucker, Archer

D’onte Torrence, South Gwinnett

Brian Coffey, Shiloh

Sayvon Traylor, Rockdale County

Honorable Mention: Darvin Jones, Newton; Shamarie McLeod, Shiloh; Nick Edwards, Grayson; Cameron Gaines, Rockdale County; Brandon Johnson, Archer


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