Teams Report Wednesday, March 13 MONTGOMERY – Twenty-four seniors have been selected to represent Alabama in the 29 th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games to be played at Alabama State University’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the Montgomery school’s campus, Friday, March 15. The Alabama teams, comprised of 12 senior boys and 12 senior girls, were selected by the Basketball Coaches All-Star Selection Committee and announced by Jamie Lee , Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). The girls’ game will tip off at 5 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow at 7. Alabama and Mississippi come into the 29 th annual game deadlocked with 14 wins apiece in the girls ‘and boys’ games. Alabama’s girls won last year’s game played Mississippi College in Clinton (MS), 109-96. The Mississippi boys’ all-stars won 127-90 – the most points allowed by Alabama in the series since its inception in 1991. Lee also announced the all-stars and coaches for the 2019 North-South All-Star boys’ and girls’ games to be played July 17 during All-Star Sports Week. Both games will also be held at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Headlining the Alabama Boys’ All-Star Squad is Mountain Brook 6-foot-9 senior Trendon Watford , who will have one more game with Spartans’ head coach Bucky McMillan . McMillan and Carver-Montgomery Coach James “J.J.” Jackson are the Alabama boys’ coaches. David Good of Mountain Brook will be the Alabama administrative coach. Coaching the Alabama Girls’ All-Star Team are Tim Miller of Class 6A state champion Hazel Green and Tammy West , who guided Cold Springs to the Class 2A title in 2019. Coach Carey Ellison , who coached Pisgah to the 2018 and 2019 Class 3A state titles, is the administrative coach. Watford finished his career at Mountain Brook as AHSAA State Basketball Tourney MVP three straight years. The Spartans (31-3) won the 7A state crown for the third time with Watford in the lineup this season. Watford concluded his prep career as the AHSAA’s all-time career leading rebounder (1,909) and also scored more than 3,500 points in his fabled career. One of the nation’s top senior recruits, He is still uncommitted. Lee-Montgomery center Demond Robinson , 6-8, and LeFlore 6-8 forward DeAntoni Gordon give Alabama a strong inside presence with Watford . Gordon is heading to Wichita State and Robinson to Murray State. Texas A&M signee Kobe Brown of Lee-Huntsville, a 6-6 forward, and Carver-Montgomery 6-6 forward Jaykwon Walton , a Georgia signee, provide scoring and rebounding at the power forward slot. Brewbaker guard Desmond Williams , a Troy University signee, and Class 5A state champion Wenonah guards Cameron Tucker and Justin Minter headline a strong group of guards. Both are uncommitted. Florida State signee River Baldwin , a powerful 6-5 center, tops the Alabama girls’ roster. She was named MVP last summer in the AHSAA North/South All-Star Game played during All-Star Sports Week. Eleven of the 12 Alabama girls’ all-stars are already committed or signed, including Ramsay forward Aniyah Smith (Alabama State) and guard Jaylyn Sherrod (Colorado). Guard Annie Hughes of Pisgah, a two-time Class 3A state tourney MVP, is headed to Auburn; guards Skyla Knight and Joiya Maddox of Class 7A state champion Hoover are set to play collegiately at Arkansas-Little Rock and Rutgers, respectively. Miller (583-95), became the first girls’ basketball coach in AHSAA history to guide three different schools to state titles with Hazel Green’s 2018 championship, has coached six in all (Jeff Davis, 2006; Bob Jones, 2008, 2009, 2011); and Hazel Green (2018, 2019). West’s Cold Spring girls set the AHSAA state record for 3-point goals in a season in 2019. Her teams have now won four state titles (1999, 2008, 2009, and 2019). West has a 617-203 career coaching record. McMillan, 35, is one of the youngest coaches in the NFHS to win 300 games in a career. He has coached Mountain Brook to a 301-71 record and five state titles (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019) and Jackson (445-102) has guided the Wolverines to three Class 6A state crowns (2012-, 2015, 2018). His team was 6A state runner-up in 2019. Coaches selected for the North-South All-Star Games include: (South Boys) Jeffrey Pope, LeFlore; Jessie Foster, Dadeville; Nigel Card, Saint James (administrative); (North Boys) James Poindexter, McAdory; Anthony Reid, Florence; Brant Llewellyn, Lauderdale County (administrative); (South Girls) Dyneshia Jones, Charles Henderson; John Smith, Southside-Selma; Nigel Card, Saint James (administrative); and (North Girls) Kim Nails, Southside-Gadsden; JeTaime Silas, Lee-Huntsville; Brant Llewellyn, Lauderdale County (administrative). Highlighting the Boys’ players is North guard Tommy Murr of Lindsay Lane Academy, who scored an AHSAA state record 1,442 points this past season and averaged a nation-leading 45.1 ppg. He has 4,210 career points with one year remaining and has scored 50 or more points 15 times in his prep career. Class 5A girls’ state tourney MVP Quintasia Leatherwood of Central-Tuscaloosa, one of the top guard prospects in the Southeast, highlights the girls’ all-stars selected. All players selected for the North-South competition are currently juniors. The Alabama-Mississippi All-Stars report next Wednesday. Complete rosters for the Alabama squads as well as the North-South teams are listed: 2019 ALABAMA GIRLS' ALL-STARS Player School Pos. Ht Coach College River Baldwin Pleasant Home F/C 6'5 Tony Wilson Florida State Taylor Henderson Center Point PG 5'11 Ulysses Haynes Georgia State Jaylyn Sherrod Ramsay PG/SG 5'6 Ronnie Jackson Colorado Aniyah Smith Ramsay PF 5'10 Ronnie Jackson Alabama State Thaniya Marks Wenonah PF/C 6'1 Kenneth Lang Undecided Skyla Knight Hoover PG/G 5'7 Krystle Johnson Arkansas-L Rock Joiya Maddox Hoover G 6'0 Krystle Johnson Rutgers Annie Hughes Pisgah G 5'6 Carey Ellison Auburn Kathleen Wheeler Priceville SG 5'10 Terrie Nelson Samford Moriah Taylor Hartselle PG 5'5 Gary Orr Georgia State Marisa Snodgrass Hazel Green PG/SG 5'3 Tim Miller Montevallo Jajuana Lambert Blount F 6'0 Kimyatta Perry Shelton State COACHES Tim Miller Hazel Green Tammy West Cold Springs Carey Ellison Pisgah, Adm. 2019 ALABAMA BOYS' ALL-STARS Player School Pos. Ht Coach College Kobe Brown Lee - Huntsville F 6'6 Greg Brown Texas A & M Kurantiya Garner Buckhorn G 6'1 Mark Blevins Undecided DeAntoni Gordon LeFlore F 6'8 Jeffrey Pope Wichita State Brandon Nicholas Mae Jemison G 6'3 Howard Pride Undecided JaLon Johnson Hillcrest-Tusc. G 6'0 Scott Suttles Undecided Auston Leslie Westminster Chr. G 6'4 Ronnie Stapler Undecided Justin Minter Wenonah G 6'4 Audwin Howard Undecided Demond Robinson Lee - Montgomery F 6'8 Bryant Johnson Murray State Cameron Tucker Wenonah G 6'2 Audwin Howard Undecided Jaykwon Walton Carver-Montgomery F 6'6 James Jackson Georgia Trendon Watford Mountain Brook F 6'9 Bucky McMillan Undecided Desmond Williams Brewbaker Tech G 6'1 Chauncey Shines Troy U. COACHES Bucky McMillan Mountain Brook James JJ Jackson Carver - Montgomery David Good Mountain Brook, Adm. 2019 NORTH BOYS' BASKETBALL ROSTER Player School Pos. Ht. Wt. Dane Harding Albertville F 6'6 180 GianCarlo Valdez Decatur Heritage G 6'2 165 Austin Harvell East Limestone F 6'5 180 Reginald Perry, Jr. Fairfield F 6'7 250 Damarcus Beckwith Florence F 6'4 210 Tommy Murr Lindsay Lane G 6'1 160 Colby Jones Mountain Brook G 6'5 185 Paul Stramaglia Mountain Brook G 6'0 165 Mark Sears Muscle Shoals G 6'0 175 Zondrick Garrett Oxford F 6'7 205 Kameron Woods Pinson Valley G 6'0 165 Jayden Stone Sacred Heart G 6'3 180 Shannon Grant Sylacauga C 6'10 260 Grant Atchley Sylvania G 6'2 155 D'Corian Wilson Talladega G 6'1 185 NORTH BOYS' ALL-STAR COACHES James Poindexter McAdory Anthony Reid Florence Brant Llewellyn Lauderdale County - Admin. 2019 SOUTH BOYS' BASKETBALL ROSTER Player School Pos. Ht. Wt. Willie Screws Barbour County G/F 6'4 200 Michael Murry Carver-Montgomery G 6'2 185 Jhymias Patrick Dadeville F 5'10 165 Tereance Edwards-Fleming Daphne C 6'7 180 Justin Bufford Ellwood Christian F 6'6 180 Dallas Howell Enterprise SF 6'6 200 Martavius Payton Georgiana F 6'6 195 Arayvion Jones Keith G 6'3 165 Tyler Lang LeFlore F 6'6 205 De'Marquiese Miles Lee-Montgomery PG 6'2 160 Antwan Burnett Sidney Lanier SF 6'5 210 Rongie Gordon Sidney Lanier C 6'8 230 Braydon Whitaker Slocomb G 5'10 150 Kedrick Turnipseed Sumter Central G/F 6'2 185 Robert Bonham UMS-Wright G 5'11 150 SOUTH BOYS' ALL-STAR COACHES Jeffrey Pope LeFlore Jessie Foster Dadeville Nigel Card Saint James - Admin. 2019 NORTH GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROSTER Player School Pos. Ht. Jemeriah Moore Midfield G 5'10 Quintasia Leatherwood Central-Tuscaloosa G 5'3 Sakyia White Central-Tuscaloosa C 6'2 Keiara Griffin Ramsay F 5'10 Hannah Edwards Oak Mountain C 6'6 Sarah Barker Spain Park G 5'11 Macie Williams Southside-Gadsden C 6'0 Alicyn McCollum Phillips C 6'0 Laura Keener Central - Florence G 5'4 Elizabeth Hill Cold Springs G/F 5'11 Destinee McGhee Madison Academy C 6'2 Farrah Pearson Hazel Green F 5'9 Emily Bowman Huntsville C 6'6 Briana Moore Grissom C 6'0 Jaden Langford Madison Academy G 5'7 NORTH GIRLS' ALL-STAR COACHES Kim Nails Southside - Gadsden JeTaime Silas Lee - Huntsville Brant Llewellyn Lauderdale County - Admin. 2019 SOUTH GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROSTER Player School Pos. Ht. Aaliyah Austin Faith Academy C 6'2 Elsie Harris B C. Rain G 5'6 Elissa Murry Alma Bryant G 5'5 Kaitlyn Knight Foley G 5'5 Ariel Thompson Theodore P 6'0 Adrianna Galloway Headland PG 5'8 Niaira Jones Charles Henderson PG 5'7 Samira Moore Charles Henderson C 6'2 Precious Rogers Linden G 5'6 Kylan Brown Southside - Selma C 5'11 Ananda Hughley Opelika G 5'8 Madisen Grimsley Abbeville F 6'0 Kristin Brown G. W. Carver G 5'8 Claire Worth Opelika G 5'9 Rodreckia Parker Selma G 5'4 SOUTH GIRLS' ALL-STAR COACHES Dyneshia Jones Charles Henderson John Smith Southside - Selma Nigel Card Saint James - Admin.