By NEMS Daily Journal
Parade All-American David (D.J.) Gardner, a Mississippi State basketball signee from Okolona, leads the roster of top area players in action today at Booneville High School.
The Robertson’s Sportswear NEMBCA All-Star Games begin at 1 p.m. with the Class 1A-2A girls game. Gardner, the 2011 Daily Journal player of the year, and fellow All-Area pick Devin Tillman are in the 1A-2A game set for 2:15 p.m.
The large-school girls game at 3:30 p.m. includes All-Area selection Rhandi Ball of Pontotoc. The boys game at 4:45 p.m. includes All-Area pick Tadarious Coburn of New Albany.