MR. AND MISS BASKETBALL AWARDS
Hermitage, Tennessee, February 20, 2008 - The Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards will be presented to the top girls and boys in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association prior to the championship game awards presentation for each class, respectively.
A statewide committee of sportswriters selected winners based on performance during the 2007-2008 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head basketball coaches and members of the media nominated the finalists.
The presentation of the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards for Division II, Class A will be given on Friday, February 29 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. The Division II, Class AA awards will be presented at Allen Arena on Saturday, March 1.
The presentation of the Miss Basketball Awards for Division I, Classes A, AA, and AAA will be given during each championship awards ceremony for each class on Saturday, March 8 at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.
The presentation of the Mr. Basketball Awards for Division I, Classes A, AA, and AAA will be given during each championship awards ceremony for each class on Saturday, March 15 at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.
MEDIA: If you need further information concerning the 2008 Mr. and Miss Basketball awards, please contact Matthew Gillespie or Heather Carter at TSSAA (615-889-6740).
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Class A Miss Basketball Finalists
Abby Andrews, Collinwood
Kayla Christopher, Oliver Springs
Laken Leonard, Jackson County
Class AA Miss Basketball Finalists
LaShay Davis, Upperman
Chantel Poston, Milan
Crystal Riley, Hillcrest
Class AAA Miss Basketball Finalists
Michelle Davis, Cleveland
Nicole Dickson, Greeneville
Jasmine Hassell, Wilson Central
Division II-A Miss Basketball Finalists
Lauren Avant, Lausanne
Jodi Brown, St. Andrew's-Sewanee
Kristie Nye, University School of Nashville
Division II-AA Miss Basketball Finalists Glory Johnson, Webb School of Knoxville Caitlin House, Briarcrest Tenisha Townsend, Brentwood Academy
Class A Mr. Basketball Finalists
M.J. Brown, Union City
Reginald Buckner, Manassas
DeMario Williams, Culleoka
Class AA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Justin Blake, Dyer County
John Jenkins, Station Camp
Zaccheus Mason, Christ Presbyterian Academy
Class AAA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Tyrone Caldwell, Clarksville
Jason Jones, Ridgeway
Terrico White, Craigmont
Division II-A Mr. Basketball Finalists
Laurence Bowers, St. George's
Marlon Brown, Harding Academy
Elliot Williams, St. George's
Division II-AA Mr. Basketball Finalists
Leslie McDonald, Briarcrest
Martin Mitchell, Christian Brothers
Gary Pope, Ensworth