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All-Metro Boys Basketball 2019-2020 team

2019-2020 Natchez Democrat All-Metro Boys Basketball Team

Player of the Year — James Singleton, Natchez High (Senior; Guard/Forward; 18 points/game, 9 rebounds/game; MHSAA Region 6-5A All-Region First Team; Signed to play football at Copiah-Lincoln Community College; Had 3 or 4 basketball scholarship offers, including Co-Lin).

Coach of the Year — David Haywood, Natchez High.

First Team

Vic Lassiter, ACCS (Senior; Shooting Guard; 17.0 points/game, 4.0 rebounds/game, 3.0 steals/game; MAIS District 4-4A All-District First Team; Voted No. 1 player in the district; MAIS Class 4A [Boys 3A-4A-5A Boys’ Blue Team] All-Star Selection).

Ke’Darius Stampley, Natchez High (Senior; Guard; 17 points/game, 6 steals/game; MHSAA Region 6-5A All-Region First Team; Signed with Pearl River Community College).

Roderick Ransom, Vidalia (Senior; Guard; 23.1 points/game, 3.0 rebounds/game, 3.0 steals/game; Team Co-Captain; LHSAA District 2-2A All-District Honorable Mention).

Jamarius Johnson, Ferriday (Junior; Shooting Guard/Small Forward; Power Forward; 14.8 points/game).

Kavarius Whitehead, Delta Charter (Senior; Point Guard; 21.0 points/game, 6 assists/game, 5 rebounds/game, 5 steals/game; LHSAA District 2-1A All-District Second Team).

Trey Boyd, Monterey (Senior; Forward; 18.8 points/game, 8.0 rebounds/game, 2.7 steals/game, 2.5 assists/game; LHSAA District 6-B All-District MVP).

Second Team

Wes Stockstill, ACCS (Senior; Small Forward; 10.0 points/game, 6.0 rebounds/game, 2.0 steals/game; MAIS District 4-4A All-District First Team).

Kaden Batieste, Cathedral (Freshman; Guard; 11.5 points/game, 4.0 rebounds/game, 2.0 assists/game, 2.0 steals/game, MAIS District 4-4A All-District First Team).

JT Taylor, Cathedral (Senior; Forward; 10.5 points/game, 6.8 rebounds/game; MAIS District 4-4A All-District First Team).

Curtis Washington Jr., Vidalia (Senior; Guard; 13.4 points/game, 2.0 rebounds/game, 2.0 steals/game; LHSAA District 2-2A All-District Honorable Mention).

Derrick Johnson, Ferriday (Junior; Center; 13.9 points/game; Averaged a double-double).

Ny’Kell Brooks, Delta Charter (Senior; Shooting Guard; 16.0 points/game, 8 rebounds/game, 2 steals/game, LHSAA District 2-1A All-District Honorable Mention).

Honorable Mentions

ACCS — Josh Credit.

Cathedral — Christian Wright, JC Harris, Chase Kaiser.

Vidalia — Jashun Gordon.

Ferriday — Damarion Swanson.

Monterey — Ethan Clark.

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