Mt. Hermon’s Bunch makes 1st team for District 7-B

Published 2:43 pm Monday, April 10, 2017

One of Mt. Hermon’s basketball players was named a first-team all-district player in the 7-B league.
Gerald Bunch was selected to the first team.
Device Taylor is a second-team player for the Yellow Jackets.
Two more made all-district honorable mention, including Ike Tate and George Smith.
The Yellow Jackets made the postseason as the 23rd-seeded team and reached the quarterfinals before falling to second-seeded and state runner-up Hathaway, 63-41. Hathaway lost to top-seeded Zwolle, 37-34, in the finals.
Crescent City’s Jonathan Vaughan is the league’s Most Valuable Player. He is joined on the top team by Bryon Joshua.
Crescent City was the third-seeded team in the Division V state playoffs and captured the state championship with a 69-64 victory over top-seeded Jehovah-Jireh in overtime.
The rest of the first team players are Martin Luther King Charter teammates Marquise Swearinton and Corey Singleton.
Martin Luther King Charter made the postseason as the 24th-seeded team, but lost in the opening round to ninth-seeded Avoyelles Public Charter, 66-58. Avoyelles made the quarterfinals before falling to Zwolle, 51-41.
Besides Taylor, the second team features Martin Luther King Charter’s Larry Lotts, Holden teammates Shawn Bertrand and Cole Forbes and Crescent City’s Terrance Smith.
The rest of the all-district honorable-mention players are Crescent City teammates Devonta Harris, Cory Johnson and Kaled Kaohu, Martin Luther King Charter’s Jaren Johnston and Jacob Peters and Holden’s Hunter Sullivan.