Volume 54, Number 8

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, February 23, 2017

Gibson and Dowdy named to All District First Teams

Gibson and Dowdy named to All District First TeamsThe All-District 7-A girls’ first team was named last week. Named to first five were Clarkrange’s Kelli Reed (11 ppg), Red Boiling Spring's Layce Colter (18 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 2 apg), Clay County center Amelia Kirk (11 ppg, 6 rpg), Pickett County junior guard Kayla Gibson (16 ppg) and Jackson County guard Emily Bowman (11.5 ppg, 42 percent from the 3-point line).
Second team was Molly Heady from Monterey, CHS starters Hannah Green and Tori Lowe. Pickett forward and leading scorer Terrah Garner (19 ppg and Clay County's Kayla Kimes (6 ppg, 5 apg).
The third team consisted of Clay County seniors Katie Kerr (5 ppg, 3 rpg) and Tristan Watson (6 ppg, 3 rpg). Pickett County forward Brittany Garrett with 12 points a contest. Red Boiling Springs' Shannon Sleeper (11 ppg, 5.6 rpg) and Jessica Garland from Jackson County.
Honorable mention went to Lindsey Owen and Megan White.
Montana Tuck was named to the All Freshman team.
Coach Lamar Rogers was named Coach of the Year and Tasha Phillips and Laken Leopard were MVPs.
The All 7-A Boys’ first team was Clarkrange’s Brandon Upchurch MVP, Jared Robinson (JC), Nolan Dale (Clay Co), Tyler Edwards (Clay Co), Shawn Garrett (Clay Co) and Michael Buckner (Monterey). 2nd Team were Matt Howard (Monterey), Wes Grace (RBS), Jake Alderman (Clarkrange) Joseph Dowdy (Pickett Co) and Scott Brown (Clay).
Third Team: Steven Jones (Clark), Jordan Godwin (JC), Justin Locke (JC), Joey Meredith (Monterey.
Honorable Mention went to Sam Cummings, Heath Elder and Jonathan Sells of Pickett County. Coach of the Year was Jackson County’s Gary Flynn.

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