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Wildcat head coach, players selected All-Region in basketball
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As the Richmond Hill High School boys basketball team continues its playoff run this week,  head coach Bill Henderson and several of his players were named to the 2-AAAAAA All-Region team for their play during the regular season.

The Wildcat girls, who finished a winning season at 16-13, were also represented on the girls 2-AAAAAA All-Region team.

Henderson took top honor as the region's Coach of the Year, and Ethan Pickett was named Defensive Player of the Year.

Other Wildcats named to the boys team included Sheldon Lewis, Liam Markgraf and Jaeden Marshall to the first team, Brayden Baker to the second team, and Leighton Finley and Nijajuan Youmans as honorable mentions.

The Wildcat boys advanced to the second round of the basketball tournament with a 65-53 win over Morrow on Saturday in Richmond Hill. They will play Sequoyah High School at home on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Four players from the Richmond Hill High School girls basketball team were honored on the All-Region team.

Azaria Johnson and Kyra Finley were selected to the first team, Zoraya Thornton to the second team, and Madison Nudo as honorable mention.

Here is the full list of all players named to the All-Region teams:

Boys 2-AAAAAA All-Region Basketball Team --

Coach of the Year - Bill Henderson - Richmond Hill

Player of the Year - Jaden Dunham - Brunswick

Offensive Player of the Year - Max Hrdlicka - Glynn Academy

Defensive Player of the Year - Ethan Pickett - Richmond Hill

1st Team

Keion Wallace - Effingham County

Khiry Wallace - Effingham County

Sheldon Lewis - Richmond Hill

Jaeden Marshall - Richmond Hill

Liam Markgraf - Richmond Hill

Xavier Bean - Brunswick

Tray Dickens - Glynn Academy

Cameron Fleming - Bradwell


2nd Team

Shemar Westbrook - Effingham County

JaQuez Brown - Effingham County

Tyrese Jones - Brunswick

Camarion Johnson - Brunswick

Tyson Rooks - Glynn Academy

Kamarion Melvin - Bradwell

Brayden Baker - Richmond Hill


Honorable Mention

Leighton Finley - Richmond Hill

Nijajuan Youmans - Richmond Hill

Ivan Groom - Glynn Academy

Jonathan Ellis - Brunswick

Brandon Hellgren Bradwell

Marcus Lindsey - Bradwell

Girls 2-AAAAAA All-Region Basketball Team 

Coach Of The YearSharnesha Smith - Glynn Academy

Player Of The YearZoesha Smith - Glynn Academy


1st Team:

Talia Hamilton - Glynn Academy

Makaila Brown - Brunswick

Azaria Johnson - Richmond Hill

Jada Brooks - Bradwell Institute

La’Trinity Best - Glynn Academy

Keya Daniels -  Brunswick

Ky’Leo Worriels - Bradwell Institute

Kyra Finley - Richmond Hill


2nd Team:

LaNeia Taylor -Glynn Academy

Jaliyah Howard - Brunswick

Zoraya Thornton - Richmond Hill 

Taniyah Bowman - Bradwell Institute

Akirria Mountain - Glynn Academy

Kwameeri Brown - Brunswick

Shakardia Cowart - Brunswick

Jessey Dozier - Bradwell Institute 


Honorable Mention:

Samira Miller, Bailey Gilmore -- Bradwell Institute

Zuri Patrick, Shamya Flanders - Glynn Academy

Marquesia Heidt, Trinity Harrison - Brunswick 

Madison Nudo -- Richmond Hill

Jasmine Kennedy, Jania Taylor - Effingham County 

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