Kendrick Fountain and Juwoyn Lyles of Holly Springs participated in the all-star contest. Fountain has signed with Itawamba Community College and Lyles with Rust College.
Micah Powers of Potts Camp was selected Player of the Game in the recent all-star game played at Itawamba Community College. Powers has signed with Blue Mountain.
Camee Faulkner of Holly Springs was named the Offensive Player of the Game. She is pictured with Andre Jones, head coach of the Lady Hawks.
Locals participate in all-star games
Marshall County was well represented in the NEMBCA All-Star Basketball Games.
The games, coordinated by the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association, were played at Itawamba Community College’s Davis Event Center in Fulton.
Holly Springs’ Kendrick Fountain and Juwoyn Lyles played on different teams in the 3A-4A-5A-6A all-star contest – Fountain for the Red and Lyles for the Blue.
The Red team won the exciting, close contest by an 84-83 final.
Fountain was two of two from the field for four points, and he also grabbed two rebounds and had a steal.
Lyles was three of three from the field and also added a free throw for seven points. He pulled down three rebounds and had two blocked shots.
Fountain has signed with ICC and Lyles with Rust College.
In the 1A-2A boys all-star game, the Blue team picked up a one-point win over the Red, 63-62.
Micah Powers of Potts Camp, a member of the Red team, received Player of the Game recognition.
Powers has signed with Blue Mountain College.
The Red claimed a 53-38 win over the Blue in the 3A-4A-5A-6A girls all-star game.
Camee Faulkner of Holly Springs scored 13 points for the Red team in the big victory and was named Offensive Player of the Game.
In the 1A-2A girls all-star contest, the Red rolled past the Blue 66-37.
Destinee Hannah of Potts Camp played for the Blue and had five rebounds.