Local hoopsters in NEMBCA All Star game

web nembcaBOONEVILLE – Seven student athletes from the readership area participated in the Robertson’s Sportswear Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games in Booneville June 1.

The games combine top athletes from local high schools into East/West teams for one last round of court action to conclude their high school careers.
In the 1/2A girl’s game, East defeated West 66-27, and in the girl’s 3/4/5/6A game, East took another win, but in a much closer game. The East girls defeated West 33-30.
On the boy’s side of the court, East dominated with a 73-52 win in 1/2A and 77-63 in 3/4/5/6A.

Players from the readership area include:
Deidre Rose, Vardaman
Keuntray Tubbs, Vardaman
Katesa Dear, East Webster
Jesse Kelly, Houlka
Malik Jones, East Webster
Donovan Ivy, Okolona
Anquan Russell, Houston
Corey Stidham of East Webster was on the coaching staff for the boy’s 1/2A team.