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All-region basketball: Barnes, Thompson are players of year in 6-AA


Dondre Barnes of South Atlanta and Nekiyah Thompson of Douglass are the basketball players of the year in Region 6-AA.

 

Barnes, the boys player of the year, averages 18.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and three steals for defending state champion South Atlanta. 

 

Thompson, the top girls player, averages 22.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, five steals and five assists for Douglass. 

 

Here are the all-region teams as chosen by the region’s coaches. 

 

BOYS 

 

Dondre Barnes, South Atlanta, Sr. 

Jalen Stegall, South Atlanta, Sr. 

Deandre Brown, Therrell, So. 

Sudan Thoms, Douglass, Jr. 

Robbie Armbrewster, Therrell, Fr. 

Jemaure Ezzard, Hapeville Charter, Sr. 

Christopher Dumas, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate, Sr. 

Cameron Fortson, Therrell, So. 

Jamarious Pledger, Douglass, So. 

Gary Davis, South Atlanta, Jr. 

Antonio Trice Washington, St. 

 

GIRLS 

 

Nekiyah Thompson, Douglass, Jr. 

Ashanti Cobb, South Atlanta, So. 

Shatara Godman, Coretta Scott King Academy, Sr. 

Cherry Reeves, Hapeville Charter, Sr. 

Earline Bennett, Washington, Sr. 

Aminah Johnson, Therrell, Jr. 

Kewanna Forstson, Coretta Scott King, Jr. 

Ashley McKee, Douglass, So. 

Kayla Pruitt, Douglass, Jr. 

Mekindia Martin, Kipp Atlanta Collegiate, Jr. 

Shania Williams, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate, Fr.


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