News on the NC/SC All-Star games

Posted by Andy Durham on February 13, 2009 at 11:08 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

NCCA News from the North Carolina Coaches Association, Greensboro, N.C.

High School Basketball Standouts Named for
North Carolina / South Carolina All-Star Basketball Game

Twenty of the North Carolina’s best basketball players have accepted invitations to represent North Carolina in the North Carolina / South Carolina All-Star Basketball Classic to be played at Socastee High School on March 21. The women’s game will begin at 6:30 and the men’s game will follow. Tickets are $10. On Friday, March 20, there will be a slam dunk contest and 3-point contest starting at 7:30 at Socastee High School. The price for Friday evening is $5.

North Carolina Women’s Team
Ten of the state’s top players will represent North Carolina this year, including many AP and NC Preps All-State selections. NCA&T signee Amber Calvin, an ’08 AP selection from of South View High, and ECU signee Celeste Stewart of Butler High are but two of the expected participants. Erinn Thompson of Bishop McGuiness High, the ’08 AP State Player of the Year, who is headed to Virginia, and ’08 NCPreps All-State selection Jazmine Cooper of South View are also expected to play. The North Carolina women’s team will be led by head coach Tony Denning of Douglas Byrd High and assistant coach Cissy Dyer of Murphy High.

North Carolina Men’ Team
The North Carolina men’s team will also be well-represented, with a great many All-State selections of its own. Among those expected to play are ’08 AP All-State selection and Wake Forest signee C.J. Harris of Mount Tabor High and ’08 NCBCA All-State selection and UNC Charlotte signee K.J. Sherrill of West Rowan High. Fellow ’08 All-State honorees expected to play are Garrius Adams of Middle Creek High and Brandyn Curry of Hopewell High. The North Carolina men’s team will be led by head coach Reggie Peace of Lee County Senior High and assistant coach John Harder of Morehead High.


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