Asia Durr of St. Pius and Te’a Cooper of McEachern, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s girls co-players of the year in basketball, were the leading scorers for their teams this week at the McDonald’s All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago.
Durr, who has signed with Louisville, scored 14 points and had six rebounds for the East team, which won 89-87 on Wednesday. Durr awon the event’s 3-point competition earlier in the …
Winning the state’s basketball player of the year award requires more than compiling impressive statistics. It also usually involves garnering national recognition and winning a state championship or two along the way.
Sometimes the choice is …
Player of the year: Anriel Howard, Westlake
Coach of the year: Chantay Frost, Mays
G Te’Erica Eason, Lovett, 5-8, Sr.
F Kierra Johnson-Graham, South Atlanta, 5-11, Jr.
F Anriel Howard, Westlake, 6-0, Sr.
F Tynice Martin, SW Atlanta Christian, 5-10, Sr.
F Harlyn Wyatt, Mays, 6-2, Sr.
G Jacquece Alston, Hughes, 5-4, Jr.
F Erica Gibbons, South Atlanta, 5-11, Jr.
G Hannah Morgan, Westminster, 5-11, Jr.
F Shakyna Payne, SW Atlanta Christian, 6-4, Sr.
G Kamiyah Street, Mays, …
Player of the year: Wendell Carter, Pace Academy
Coach of the year: Demetrius Smith, Pace Academy
F Ronald Bell, North Atlanta, 6-6, Jr.
F Wendell Carter, Pace Academy, 6-10, So.
G Elijah Holifield, Pace Academy, 6-3, Sr.
F Chuma Okeke, Hughes, 6-7, So.
G Avi Toomer, Grady, 6-2, Jr.
C Will Benson, Westminster, 6-6, Jr.
G Joshua Brooks, Tri-Cities, 6-1. Sr.
G Devontae Dean, South …
Wheeler basketball star Jaylen Brown, the consensus No. 2 senior recruit in the country, was arrested and charged with two misdemeanor traffic violations on Wednesday, according to Cobb County police.
The charges were driving on a suspended license and a stop sign violation. According to Brown’s booking sheet, the traffic stop occurred on Roswell Road in Cobb County and he was booked at 10:55 a.m. Brown was released on $1,300 bond.
The Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals basketball tournament in New York announced its field Wednesday, and it includes six of the top-eight boys basketball teams in USA Today’s national rankings.
That includes No. 6 Wheeler of Marietta, which got special permission from the Georgia High School Association last week to participate.
Other teams include No. 1-ranked Oak Hill Academy (45-0), the Virginia prep school that counts Carmelo Anthony and Josh Smith …
High School Scores
Allatoona 11, New Manchester 1
Brookwood 3, Parkview 2
Calhoun 7, Ringgold 6
Carrollton 14, Fayette County 3
Cedartown 4, Bremen 1
Central-Carroll 10, Heard County 2
Columbus 8, Carver-Columbus 1
Darlington 5, Model 2
Hawkinsville 5, Taylor County 2
LaGrange 2, Shaw 1
Lambert 11, Northview 4
Lanier County 3, Clinch County 2
Lowndes 5, Colquitt County 1
Mill Creek 6, Cartersville 1