Local Trio up for ASWA State Player of the Year Honors

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- A trio of players from Southeast Alabama are in the mix for state player of the year awards. 42 players in all have been chosen as finalists in seven classifications.

Houston Academy's Alex Thompson is up for the 2A Boys Player of the Year Award. Thompson led Class 2A in scoring at 25 points per game, and was second with more than 12 rebounds per contest.

Providence Christian's Elizabeth Dowd is a finalist for the 2A Girls Player of the Year Award. Dowd averaged better than 17 points and 14 rebounds per game, leading the Eagles to the Final Four.

Brantley's Wesley Person is up for the 1A Boys Player of the Year. All nominees are eligible to win Alabama's Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards.

ASWA Player of the Year Finalists
BOYS
CLASS 6A
Jeremy Johnson, Carver-Montgomery, Sr., F, 6-6
Riley Norris, Albertville, Jr., F, 6-7
Lewis Sullivan, Hazel Green, Jr., F, 6-7

CLASS 5A
Justin Coleman, Wenonah, Jr., PG, 5-10
Tyler Madison, Shelby County, Sr., G, 6-4
De'Runnya Wilson, Wenonah, Sr., F, 6-6

CLASS 4A
C.J. Duncan, St. James, Sr., G, 6-0
William Lee, Dallas County, Jr., F, 6-8
Seab Webster, Madison County, Sr., F, 6-6

CLASS 3A
Josh Langford, Madison Academy, Fr., G, 6-5
Xavier Moon, Central-Coosa, Sr., G, 6-1
Jimmie Taylor, Greensboro, Sr., C, 6-9

CLASS 2A
Greg Maclin, Tanner, Sr., G, 6-2
Josh Thomas, Montgomery Academy, So., G, 6-0
Alex Thompson, Houston Academy, Sr., G, 6-8

CLASS 1A
Wesley Person Jr., Brantley, Jr., G, 6-2
DeShawn Reibesehl, Marion County, Sr., G, 6-3
Andrew Rogers, St. Jude, Jr., F, 6-5

AISA
Ant Holtzclaw, Glenwood, Jr., G, 6-2
Jaylen McCoy, East Memorial Christian, So., G, 5-10
MarQuen Mitchell, Lee-Scott, Sr., PG, 6-2

GIRLS
CLASS 6A
Alexis Jennings, Sparkman, Jr., F, 6-1
Marqu’es Webb, Hoover, Sr., F/C, 6-1
Morgan William, Shades Valley, Jr., PG, 5-4

CLASS 5A
Riley Northway, Brewer, Jr., C, 6-1
Jasmine Rhodes, Faith Academy, Sr., G, 5-9
Shakayla Thomas, Sylacauga, Jr., F, 6-0

CLASS 4A
Quanetria Bolton, Anniston, Jr., F, 6-0
Destiney Elliott, Oneonta, Jr., F, 5-11
Hannah Nichols, Madison County, Sr., G/F, 5-10

CLASS 3A
Chatara Cox, Lauderdale County, Jr., F, 5-8
DaNeshia Malone, Clements, Sr., C, 6-1
Malesha Williams, Greensboro, Jr., F, 5-7

CLASS 2A
Elizabeth Dowd, Providence Christian, Sr., F, 5-8
Kristen Emerson, Prattville Christian, Sr., G, 6-1
Leah Strain, Woodland, Jr., G, 5-4

CLASS 1A
Alex Gholston, R.A. Hubbard, Sr., G, 5-6
Anna Claire Noblit, Covenant Christian, Jr., G, 5-6
Amber Roberts, McIntosh, Sr., C, 6-2

AISA
Breanne DeBaets, Lee-Scott, Sr., G, 5-9
April Palmer, Sparta, Jr., G, 5-5
Madison Prewett, Lee-Scott, Jr., G, 5-4


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