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All-region basketball: Banks, Mancillas, Hewyard players of year in 6-AAAAAAA


Here is the all-region basketball teams for 6-AAAAAAA, as chosen by the league’s coaches.

The girls player of the year is Duluth guard Endia Banks, who has signed with Miami.

The boys players of the year are Christian Mancillas of Mill Creek and Connor Heyward.

Mancillas, a senior, has played in every game of his four-year career with the Hawks. Heyward has signed with Michigan State as a football player.

BOYS

Players of the year: Christian Mancillas, Mill Creek; and Connor Heyward, Peachtree Ridge

Coach of the year: B.J. Roy, Mountain View

First team

Kalu Ezikpe, Discovery

Adam Flagler, Duluth

Spencer Rodgers, Mountain View

Kenny Stanciel, Collins Hill

Devin Vassell, Peachtree Ridge

Second team

Jalen Hodges, Duluth

Will Huzzie, Duluth

Justin Lee, Collins Hill

JaQuan Morris, Collins Hill

Ethan Smith, North Gwinnett

Honorable mention: Jaylen Bussey, Discovery; Max Clark, Collins Hill; Matty Dobbs, Mill Creek; Jalen Hayes, Mountain View; Mikey Joseph, North Gwinnett; Miles Long, Mountain View; Jaden Stanley, Discovery

GIRLS

Player of the year: Endia Banks, Duluth

Coach of the year: Ashley Phillips, Mill Creek

First team

Jessica Belcher, North Gwinnett

Brianna Dixon, Duluth

Lilian Kennedy, Mountain View

Jada Rice, Collins Hill

Morgan Simmons, Mill Creek

Second team

Alanni Brown, North Gwinnett

Bria Harmon, Collins Hill

Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill

Torey Walker, Duluth

Wynter Webb, Mill Creek

Honorable mention: Kamryn Collins, Mountain View; Katherine Fourie, Collins Hill; Jalea Gray, Peachtree Ridge; Nia Lee, Collins Hill; Bridget Mukasa, Mill Creek; Kyasia Overstreet, Discovery; Jaron Stallworth, Collins Hill; Zaniaya Williams, Duluth


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