All-region basketball: Johnson, Hayes named players of year in 6-AAAAA

Kiana Johnson is the Region -AAAAA girls player of the year. Photo courtesy of Douglas County Sentinel

Kiana Johnson is the Region 6-AAAAA girls player of the year.
Photo courtesy of Douglas County Sentinel

Kiana Johnson of Lithia Springs and JaQuavius Hayes of Maynard Jackson are the Region 6-AAAAA basketball players of the year.

Johnson, who has signed with Jacksonville State, is her school’s all-time leading girls scorer and is averaging about 21.0 points per game as a senior.

Hayes is averaging over 20 points and 12 rebounds for Jackson’s boys.

Here are the all-region teams as selected by the coaches in the region.

GIRLS

Player of the Year: Kiana Johnson, Lithia Springs

1st Team
Taylor Jones, Decatur
Cierrah Perdue, North Springs
Tiamaya Butler, Maynard Jackson
Shamia Johnson, Banneker
Dominique Bank, Maynard Jackson

2nd Team
Jamia Brewer, Carver
Lyric Johnson, North Springs
Olivia Stephenson, Decatur
Angel Jackson, Carver
Missy Sinkfield, Grady

BOYS

Player of the Year: JaQuavius Hayes, Maynard Jackson

1st Team
JaQuavius Hayes, Maynard Jackson
Marquavius Carter, Maynard Jackson
Elijah Jenkins, Riverwood
Ceaute Zachery, Lithia Springs
Vinicius Viana, North Springs

2nd Team
Devonta Brittian, Grady
Grant Showell, North Springs
Terrill Hall, Decatur
Patrick Hudson, Carver
Josh Brown, Riverwood


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