Bates caps off sophomore season as District 19-6A MVP

By Tyler Tyre, Sports Editor
Posted 3/7/22

AJ Bates made a leap in his sophomore campaign.

The Seven Lakes guard took his game to a different gear in his second year on varsity, helping the Spartans to a District 19-6A title and a 33-5 …

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Bates caps off sophomore season as District 19-6A MVP

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AJ Bates made a leap in his sophomore campaign.

The Seven Lakes guard took his game to a different gear in his second year on varsity, helping the Spartans to a District 19-6A title and a 33-5 record.

He made up one of the most formidable duos in the district along with Tahaad Davis, who was named the Districts offensive player of the year. Seven Lakes lost only once in district play and made a run to the area round behind both players terrific seasons.

For his efforts in charge of the Spartans, Shannon Heston was named the districts coach of the year.

Tompkins’ Nick Lancit was named the district’s defensive player of the year after helping to lead the Falcons to a second place district finish and a bi-district appearance, Tompkins overcame an injury to its top scorer and still competed for a district crown this year.

Mayde Creek’s Christian Jones was named the newcomer of the year in the district after a freshman season where he averaged over 14 points and dished out 4.9 assists per game whle averaging two steals and only turning the ball over 1.7 times per game. He along with a young core for the Rams had their best season in school history this season in which they reached the regional quarterfinals.

Following is the full District 19-6A team.

19-6A All-District Boys Basketball, 2021-2022

   
     

Coach of the Year : Shannon Heston, Seven Lakes HS

   
     
 

Distinct Awards

 

AWARD

ATHLETE

SCHOOL

MVP

AJ Bates

SLHS

Offensive MVP

Tahaad Davis

SLHS

Defensive MVP

Nick Lancit

OTHS

Newcomer of the Year

Christian Jones

MCHS

     
 

1st Team

 

AJ Bates, Soph.-SLHS

   

Angel Sonnier, Jr.-MCHS

   

Aydan Perdue, Jr. KHS

   

Christian Jones, Fr.-MCHS

   

Dayvaugh Froe, Sr. KHS

   

Ethan Van Horn, Jr.- SLHS

   

Jason Clark, Sr.-OTHS

   

Josh Akpovwa, Jr.-SLHS

   

Josh Lennon, Jr. CRHS

   

Luke Coughran, Soph.-OTHS

   

Tahaad Davis, Sr.-SLHS

   
     
 

2nd Team

 

Carmelo Yakubu, Sr.-OTHS

   

Corey Johnson, Soph. MRHS

   

Drew Joyce, Jr. CRHS

   

Grant Van Hoozer, Sr.- SLHS

   

Jamal Chretien II ,Fr.- MCHS

   

Jayden Jones, Jr. MRHS

   

Joel Oluokun, Sr.-OTHS

   

Larison LaMette, Sr.-MCHS

   

Nick Lancit, Sr.-OTHS

   

Omer Saeid, Sr.-CRHS

   

Troy Harris, Sr.-THS

   

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