Area coaches, players set for all-star hoops

By NEMS Daily Journal

Eight players and two coaches from Northeast Mississippi high schools have been selected to participate in this summer’s Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Basketball Games.
The girls and boys games, for juniors, will be played on Monday at Mississippi College’s A.E. Wood Coliseum. The girls
game is scheduled to tip off at 6 p.m.
Oxford Shayne Linzy heads up the North girls coaching staff. Pontotoc’s Kayla Russell, Starkville’s Blair Schaefer, Itawamba AHS’s Kim Mallory and Ashland’s Alontra Tucker were selected for the North team.
Booneville’s Michael Smith heads up the North boys coaching staff. Biggersville’s Daniel Simmons, Booneville’s Jack Nichols, Corinth’s Raheem Sorrell and North Pontotoc’s Marcus Green will play for the North squad.