MACJC All-Star Basketball Games
Guy Payne’s free throw was the only point scored in the one-minute double overtime period and thus all the South All-Stars needed in claiming a hard-fought 101-100 victory over the North squad in the annual MACJC All-Star Basketball Games held Tuesday night in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the East Central Community College campus in Decatur.
Daron Bell of Pearl River led the South men with 19 points and was named most valuable player.
Also scoring for the South were Jimmie Broomfield of East Central, 15; Cory Lacy of Southwest and Justin Childs of Gulf Coast, 13 each; Zane Knowles of Pearl River, nine; Ice Asortse of Gulf Coast, eight; Yondarious Johnson of Pearl River, six; Jake Reed of Copiah-Lincoln and Payne, of Gulf Coast, five each; and Kelvin Nixon of Jones County and Trevis Thomas of Hinds, four each. Michael Hall of Southwest also played but did not score.
Jermaine Hollimon of Northeast poured in 22 points to lead the North All-Stars.
Other point makers were LaQuavius Cotton of Delta, 17; Denangelo Priar of Holmes, 12; Darius Woods of Northwest, 11; Rashard Harris of Coahoma, 10; Emmanuel Dias of Holmes, six; Deon Bedford of East MS, five; Everick Morris of Northwest, Marius Myles of Itawamba and Cedric Janes of Northeast, four each; Kwahmere Gredic of Delta, three; and Cortavius Vaughn of Coahoma, two.
The South led 54-44 at halftime. The contest was tied at 97 at the end of regulation and deadlocked at 100 after the first overtime.
In the women’s contest, the North All-Stars cruised 91-76.
Kierra Gilmore of Holmes led the North with 14 points and was chosen most valuable player.
Other scorers were Erica Turner of Northwest, 13; Vechatita Bonner of Itawamba, 11; Dierra Gilmore of Holmes, 10; Louise Collins of Holmes, nine; Anna Brooke Page of Northeast, eight; Jameika Hoskins of Itawamba and Calmetta Greyer of Delta, six each; Chadisty Hickman of East MS, five; Dayana McGee of Coahoma, four; Ciara Morgan of Coahoma, three; and Precious Naylon of Itawamba, two.
Terrenisha Hollis of Jones County pumped in 20 points to lead the South.
Also scoring were Delainna Lyons of Gulf Coast, nine; Branita Malone of Pearl River, eight; Ricille Davis of Gulf Coast, Shaniece Sheffield of Southwest and Alecia Autman of Jones County, six each; Kenya Wright of Hinds and Ja’Monica Orton of East Central, five each; Toy Johnson of Pearl River, Jasmine James and Keosha Bradley, both of Copiah-Lincoln, three each; and Lauren Douglas of Jones County, two.
The North led 49-31 at the break.
Members of the 2012 MACJC South Division Women’s All-Star squad and their respective community/junior colleges include (seated from left) Toy Johnson (22), Pearl River; Kenya Wright (12), Hinds; Shaniece Sheffield (21), Southwest; Delainna Lyons (30), Gulf Coast; Lauren Douglas (10), Jones County; and Keosha Bradley (42), Copiah-Lincoln; and (standing from left) head coach Melanie Stone and assistant Brooke Eccles and Richelle Davis (20), all of Gulf Coast; Alecia Autman (31), Jones County; Ja’Monica Orton (23), East Central; Branita Malone (44), Pearl River; Terrenisha Hollis (43), Jones County; Jasmine James (41), Copiah-Lincoln; and assistant coach Pete Georgian of Gulf Coast. The South All-Stars fell 91-76 to the North squad in the annual matchup held Tuesday, March 27 at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus. (EC Photo)
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Members of the 2012 MACJC South Division Men’s All-Star squad and their respective community/junior colleges include (seated from left) Trevis Thomas (31), Hinds; Justin Childs (43), Gulf Coast; Kelvin Nixon (22), Jones County; Cory Lacy (20), Southwest; Jimmie Broomfield (21), East Central; and Daron Bell (34), Pearl River; and (standing from left) Coach Wendell Weathers, Gulf Coast; Zane Knowles (54) and Yondarius Johnson (23), both of Pearl River; Ice Asortse (50) and Guy Payne (44), both of Gulf Coast; Jake Reed (30), Copiah-Lincoln; and assistant coach Patrick Wilcher, Gulf Coast. The South All-Stars defeated the North squad 101-100 in double overtime in the annual matchup held Tuesday, March 27 at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus. Bell led the South with 19 points and was named most valuable player. (EC Photo)
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