Bogalusa’s Martin selected 2nd-team all-district player

Published 1:14 pm Monday, March 27, 2017

A Bogalusa girls basketball player was named a second-team all-district player in 7-3A.
Diamond Martin was selected to the second-team all-district team.
Martin averaged 13.8 points a game in district play this season.
Six Lady Jacks were named all-district honorable mention players, including Lulu Ball, Asia Nelson, Quantasia Lewis, Bianca Pittman, Kennedy Robertson and Prayja Bickham.
Ball tallied 2.2 points a game in league play. Nelson posted 3.6 points a league game. Lewis averaged 3.6 points a game in district. Pittman had 2.6 points a district contest. Bickham was at 2.3 points a district contest during league play. Robertson scored two points in her district games.
Jewel Sumner’s Diamond Brooks is the league’s Most Valuable Player while Sumner’s Amya Brumfield and Albany’s Natalie Kelly are the defensive MVPs. Albany’s Stacy Darouse and Amite’s Rena Pierre are the Coaches of the Year.
This season, Sumner reached the regional round of the playoffs as the 10th-seed before falling to No. 7 Madison, 48-36. Madison made the quarterfinals.
Albany was the sixth-seed and made it to the state title game, but was defeated by top-seeded South Beauregard, 60-47.
The first-team players are Amite teammates Kayla Watson and Ania Johnson, Albany teammates Hannah Vicknair and Kelly along with Independence’s Diamond Manuel.
The rest of the second team features, Amite’s Tykeriya Morgan and Whitley Franklin along with Albany teammates Mahogany Williams and Camryn Woods and Sumner’s Brumfield.
The rest of the all-district honorable mention players are Albany’s Bailee Gardiner, Kiara Johnson, Layla D’Fonseca and Tristan Miles, Amite’s Makayla Porter, Indepdence’s Ialiya Preston and Shekita Wells and Jewel Sumner’s Lana Fairburn, Kiara Williams, Alacia Brown, Kaeria Norman and Tykayla Robertson.
Amite made the regional as the No. 17 team, but fell to top-seeded South Beauregard, 71-51.
Independence made the first round as the No. 32 team, but lost to South Beauregard, 78-21.