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Jr. Clay
Jr. Clay First Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 12, Guard, A Division II-AA Mr. Basketball finalist and Tennessee Tech signee, he averaged 14 points and four assists this season and had more than 1,500 career points. He was twice named Best of Preps tournament MVP.

Jada Griffin
Jada Griffin First Team

School: Northwest Whitfield

Grade: 11, Post, The Region 6-AAAA player of the year averaged 16.7 points and 8.1 rebounds in helping lead the Lady Bruins to an undefeated region record and into the state playoffs.

Mallory Hampton
Mallory Hampton First Team

School: Rhea Co

Grade: 10, Guard, She averaged 16 points, 6 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists per game to help the Lady Eagles win 25 games against a brutally tough schedule. She was also named District 6-AAA most outstanding player.

Madison Hayes
Madison Hayes First Team

School: East Hamilton

Grade: 10, Wing, She averaged 18.5 points, 10 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 3.2 steals per game and was named the MVP of three tournaments. She helped the Lady Hurricanes reach the state sectional round for the first time in program history.

Rhyne Howard
Rhyne Howard First Team

School: Bradley Central

Grade: 12, Wing, The Kentucky signee earned Gatorade state player of the year and Class AAA Miss Basketball honors, averaging 21.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 5.2 steals per game.

Alex Kelehear
Alex Kelehear First Team

School: Lafayette

Grade: 11, Guard, The Region 6-AAAA player of the year led the Ramblers into Georiga's Elite Eight with averages of 21 points, 6 assists, 6 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game.

Christian Koneman
Christian Koneman First Team

School: Christian Heritage

Grade: 12, Post, The 6-foot-7 jumping jack, who led the Lions into the Elite Eight, was named Georgia's Class A player of the year after averaging 18.1 points and 9.4 rebounds.

Caden Mills
Caden Mills First Team

School: Van Buren County

Grade: 12, Wing, The Class A Mr. Basketball award winner and Tennessee Tech signee averaged 27.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game and finished with more than 3,000 career points.

Jessie Walker
Jessie Walker First Team

School: Brainerd

Grade: 12, Forward, A Class AA Mr. Basketball finalist, he averaged 27 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and two steals per game for the Panthers. He is also a two-time all-state honoree.

Dionte Ware
Dionte Ware First Team

School: Cleveland

Grade: 11, Guard, He averaged 18.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game this season, helping the Blue Raiders to an unbeaten district regular season and 20-plus wins. He already has more than 1,000 points for his career.

Emily Wiley
Emily Wiley First Team

School: Heritage

Grade: 11, Wing, The two-time Best of Preps selection became the youngest player in program history to reach 1,000 points and averaged 18.1 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2 blocks per game.

Jutoreyia Willis
Jutoreyia Willis First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 12, Forward, The Jacksonville State signee led the Lady Red Raiders to the Division II-AA state tournament, averaging 11.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 3 steals and 2.5 blocks per game.

Brantley Baker
Brantley Baker Second Team

School: Meigs Co

Grade: 11, Guard,

Solomon Bridgeman
Solomon Bridgeman Second Team

School: Tyner

Grade: 11, Post,

Kimia Carter
Kimia Carter Second Team

School: Brainerd

Grade: 11, Wing,

Mercedes Coleman
Mercedes Coleman Second Team

School: Gordon Central

Grade: 9, Guard,

Justin Dozier
Justin Dozier Second Team

School: East Hamilton

Grade: 12, Wing,

Macey Gregg
Macey Gregg Second Team

School: Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe

Grade: 11, Guard,

Beyuan Hendricks
Beyuan Hendricks Second Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 11, Wing,

Lynnsey Keener
Lynnsey Keener Second Team

School: Bledsoe Co

Grade: 12, Forward,

Kassidy Kenny
Kassidy Kenny Second Team

School: Meigs Co

Grade: 10, Guard,

John Rhodes
John Rhodes Second Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 11, Wing,

Wil Walraven
Wil Walraven Second Team

School: Sonoraville

Grade: 12, Guard,

Jordan Wright
Jordan Wright Second Team

School: McMinn Central

Grade: 12, Wing,

Micah Black
Micah Black Third Team

School: Rhea Co

Grade: 12, Guard,

Deonte Davis
Deonte Davis Third Team

School: Cleveland

Grade: 12, Wing,

Jeremy Elston
Jeremy Elston Third Team

School: Tyner

Grade: 12, Guard,

Kate Ford
Kate Ford Third Team

School: Notre Dame

Grade: 10, Guard,

Addie Henry
Addie Henry Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 11, Forward,

Olivia Koontz
Olivia Koontz Third Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 9, Post,

Bryce Mason
Bryce Mason Third Team

School: McMinn Central

Grade: 12, Wing,

Brooke McCurdy
Brooke McCurdy Third Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12, Guard,

Jospeh Norwood
Jospeh Norwood Third Team

School: Brainerd

Grade: 12, Guard,

Kelsey Schneller
Kelsey Schneller Third Team

School: Christian Heritage

Grade: 11, Forward,

Cole Wilcox
Cole Wilcox Third Team

School: Heritage

Grade: 12, Post,

Jonathan Wood
Jonathan Wood Third Team

School: Dade Co

Grade: 12, Forward,

Austin Clark
Austin Clark , Coach

School: Baylor

Coach, In his 36th and final season as Baylor's head coach he guided the program to the state championship game for only the second time in program history. The Red Raiders came close to knocking off powerhouse Brentwood Academy before falling late and finishing as Division II-AA state runners-up. "First, whenever you get an award like this it's due to the players and assistant coaches," said Clark, whose team finished 19-7 overall, including a season sweep of rival McCallie. "Bill Cox has been a terrific assistant with our program for a long time, and Jordan (Clark) has done a really good job since joining the staff, too. "We came together as a team over the summer, during camp, and showed early on that we could be a really good team. The biggest thing was our ability to overcome adversity, because we had several injuries that prevented us from having everyone together for a while. They worked hard and played hard, and those are pretty good ingredients for having a successful and fun season."

Jason Reuter
Jason Reuter , Coach

School: Bradley Central

Coach, In his eighth season as head coach at Bradley Central, he led the Bearettes to an undefeated regular season for a second straight year. Bradley won the District 5 and Region 3 tournaments on the way to the Class AAA state tournament, advancing to the semifinals and finishing 33-1 overall. "I would not say we overachieved, because we had the best player in Tennessee in Rhyne Howard," Reuter said. "But after losing five of our top six players from the year before, it says a lot about what the team accomplished. "Rhyne was our leader, and the younger kids bought in and believed in our system. I'm sorry we didn't win the gold ball, but at the same time I'm very proud of how this team played for each other this season."