NEMS Daily Journal Top Boys Basketball Players

By NEMS Daily Journal

FIRST TEAM
Kenny Paul Geno, Booneville
Vitals: 6-6, Forward, Senior
Numbers: 22.9 ppg, 13.8 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg
Buzz: Geno is busy taking visits and is narrowing down his college choices, Middle Tennessee latest to offer

Daniel Simmons, Biggersville
Vitals: 6-1, Guard, Junior
Numbers: 22 ppg, 7 rpg, 4.5 apg, 3 spg, 55% shooter
Buzz: Simmons returns with all but one piece of the Class 1A state championship team.

Austin Timms, Mooreville
Vitals: 6-5, Forward, Senior
Numbers: 13.2 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 2.1 spg, 21 blocks
Buzz: Itawamba CC signee’s numbers affected by a a pair of knee injuries (MCL and tendonitis)

Tevin Lindsey, Baldwyn
Vitals: 5-8, Guard, Senior
Numbers: 16.2 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 spg, 85% FT
Buzz: Lindsey’s role increased after PG Dee Gates was lost for the season eight games in

Dario Robinson, Amory
Vitals: 5-11, Guard, Senior
Numbers: 18 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.7 apg, 1.8 spg
Buzz: Robinson, one of Amory’s top football WRs, has signed to play football at SE Louisiana.

Lakee Westbrook, Shannon
Vitals: 6-1, Guard, Senior
Numbers: 20.3 ppg, 85% FT, 4.3 apg, 3.2 rpg
Buzz: Westbrook, who signed with Itawamba CC this week, had three games with 27 points this season

Ismael Ruedas, Blue Mountain
Vitals: 5-10, Guard, Sophomore
Numbers: 19.6 ppg, 6 apg, 5 rpg
Buzz: The slashy guard helped Blue Mountain to a record 28 wins

Henry Foster, Ingomar
Vitals: 6-2, Guard, Senior
Numbers: 21.7 ppg, 2.0 apg, 5.5 rpg, 1.8 spg
Buzz: Ingomar coach Jonathan Ashley said it was rare that Foster missed a big shot when team needed it down the stretch

Robert Montgomery, Myrtle
Vitals: 5-6, Guard, Senior
Numbers: 24.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.2 spg, 2.2 spg
Buzz: Montgomery is only 5’6, but is one of the area’s top rebounders

Raheem Sorrell, Corinth
Vitals: 6-4, Forward, Junior
Numbers: 13.8 rpg, 6.8 rpg, 51 blks, 57.7% shooter
Buzz: Coaches say Sorrell is the best back-to-the-basket player in North Mississippi

HONORABLE MENTION
Eric Chaney, New Albany
Guard, Senior

Marcus Green, North Pontotoc
Guard, Junior

Jack Nichols, Booneville
Guard, Junior

Martell Brown, Baldwyn
Guard, Junior

Jacob Girley, Blue Mountain
Guard, Junior

Duke Upshaw, Baldwyn
Forward, Freshman

Jaylon Gaines, Biggersville
Guard, Junior

A.J. Hunt, Saltillo
Guard, Senior

Chris Jones, Houston
Forward, Senior

Jordan Thompson, Hickory Flat
Guard, Senior