All-region basketball: South Atlanta’s Thornton, Washington’s Gallishaw are 6-AA players of year

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Tyler Thornton, who averaged 15 point and 10 rebounds for No. 1-ranked South Atlanta, is the boys player of the year in Region 6-AA.

The girls player of the year is Sabree Gallishaw of Washington. Gallishaw averages 25 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots for a team that finished 9-17.

Here are the all-region teams for 6-AA as chosen by the league’s coaches.


Player of the year: Tyler Thornton, South Atlanta, Sr.

Stavon Griggs, KIPP Academy, Sr.
Devonta Pullins, South Atlanta, Sr.
Jamaure Ezzard, Hapeville Charter, Jr.
Rome Emenalo, Hapeville Charter, Sr.
Corey Moore, Therrell, Sr.
Jalen Stegal, South Atlanta, Jr.
Jonathan Ford, Douglass, Sr.
Dondre Barnes, South Atlanta, Jr.
Antre Perry, Washington, Sr.
Deandre Brown, Therrell, Fr.


Player of the year: Sabree Gallishaw, Washington, Sr.

Shekinah Howard, Hapeville Charter
Lawrencia Simon, South Atlanta
Mekindia Martin, KIPP Academy
Jada Harrell, South Atlanta
Riann McCollum, Douglass
Tiana Frazier, Therrell
Shatara Goodman, Corretta Scott King
Nekiyah Thompson, Douglass
Gayla Bostic, Hapeville Charter,
Lamia Richardson, Douglass

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