Pine’s Warren is 2nd-team all-district

Published 12:02 am Saturday, March 31, 2018

Pine’s Kaz Warren was named a second-team all-district player for the 9-2A league.
Warren averaged 12.5 points per game in district. He averaged 4.2 steals during the season.
Two Raiders were named all-district honorable mention players, including Jordan Anderson and Markel Cotton.
Cotton posted 9.7 points per game in league play. Cotton averaged 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 steals per game during the entire season. Anderson averaged 8.6 points a game in district. He posted 3.1 steals and 4.4 assists per game this season.
Independence’s Melvin Baker is the District’s Most Valuable Player.
Baker is joined on the first-team by teammate Deangelo Gaines.
This season, Independence reached the playoffs as the No. 14 seed and made it to the regional round of the postseason before losing to third-seeded and quarterfinalist Many, 52-46.
Amite players occupy the other three spots on the first team —Tyrus Wheat, Davonte Lee and Troy Wyre.
In addition to Warren, the second team has Northlake Christian School teammates Nathan Newberry and Blain Gros, along with Pope John Paul II’s Christian Hasenkampf and Amite’s Deareon Edwards.
The rest of the honorable-mention all-district players are Independence’s Michael Otkins and Genord Perry, Northlake Christian School’s Trenton Reumonenq and Pope John Paul II’s Johnathan Bulot and Sean Price.
Amite made the postseason as the No. 12 team, but lost to 28th-seeded and quarterfinalist Lakeside, 60-55.
Northlake Christian School and Pope John Paul II were both regional round teams in Division III.
No. 13 Northlake Christian lost to fourth-seeded and eventual state runner up Episcopal, 56-45. Episcopal lost in the state title game to second-seeded Dunham, 49-48.
No. 14 Pope John Paul II was defeated by No. 3 and state semifinalist Metairie Park Country Day, 89-30. Country Day lost to Dunham, 47-46.