Pine’s Phelps is a 1st-team all-district basketball player

Published 12:17 pm Friday, June 24, 2022

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Pine had one player make first-team all-district, while Varnado had a second-team all-district player in the 9-2A league.

Alyssa Phelps is a first-team all-district player for Pine.

Myeasha Peters is a second-team all-district player for Varnado.

This season, Pine reached the playoffs, but were defeated in the bi-district round by rJonesboro-Hodge, who made it to the regional round, 61-41

The local all-district honorable mention players are Pine teammates Hailey Martin, Diamond Dawson, Dillon Sumrall, Sarah Lyons, Emma Lyons and Addyson Phelps.

Varnado’s all-district honorable mention players include Jalisia Jackson and JaKyra Daggs.

Amite’s Jalencia Pierre is the league’s Most Valuable Player and a first-team player..

Amite’s Fekesha Pierre is the district’s Coach of the Year.

Amite won the Class 2A state title with a 64-44 victory over Rayville.

The rest of the first team includes Amite’s Hailey Brumfield, Kentwood’s Layla Brumfield and St. Helena College and Career Academy’s Keosha Smith.

The rest of the second-team players are St. Helena College and Career Academy’s Amaya Baham, Amite teammates Ayana Weber and Saniya Addison and Independence’s Rekia Sopsher.

The rest of the all-district honorable-mention players are Independence’s Alaysia Mitchell, Akliyah Bellazer, Takeira Walker, Dar’Ray Middleton and Kennisha Gaines, Amite’s Curtissiyah Jenkins and Madison Jenkins, Kentwood’s Ma’Kailie Hamby and St. Helena College and Career Academy’s Teyonna Self, Rodneisha Lee and Tristan Hookfin.

St. Helena College and Career Academy was defeated in the regionals by quarterfinalist West St. Mary, 37-20.

Kentwood was defeated in the bi-district round by Amite, 94-19.