Six Pinecrest basketball players recognized by Region 8

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Pinecrest Academy announces that 6 players have been recognized by the basketball coaches of Class A Region 8 for their outstanding play this past season.

For the second straight season, the Pinecrest boys are represented with a First Team All-region recognition for junior Nicklaus Palmer. Nick averaged nearly 19 point in region play in addition to averaging 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals. Nick led the team in charges drawn and was second on the team in defensive deflections.

Freshman Sean Flanigan was recognized on the All-region Second Team, the only underclassman to be recognized on the first or second team by the region coaches. Sean averaged nearly 11 points, 3 assists and 2 steals per game while being second on the team in charges drawn and third in defensive deflections.

Senior Amanda Boyd was recognized on the All-region Second Team.  A tremendous worker, Amanda led the team in scoring with 11.6 points per game and also led the team in rebounding with 6.8 rebounds per game. Amanda has been a leader this season on and off the court.

Senior Michael Bruckner was selected to be Honorable Mention for the All-Region team. A two-year varsity starter, Michael averaged 10 points and 8 rebounds and 3 blocks per game un region play this season. Michael was a tremendous team leader and defensive anchor for Pinecrest this season.

Mary Margaret Metz was selected to be Honorable Mention for the All-Region team. She performed well coming in as a freshman point guard. She started every game this season and was second in scoring with 11.1  points per game. Mary Margaret led the team in assists with 2.6 assists per game.

Maggie Herd was selected to be Honorable Mention for the All-Region team. Maggie broke two school records this season. She has the most three-point field goals in a game with 7 and the most three-point field goals in a season with 59.  Maggie also leads the team in steals with 2.8 steals per game.

2013-2014 Region 8 All-Region Basketball Team

 

1st Team

Name                                      School                                                 Year

Turtle Jackson                         Athens Christian School                     Junior

Eric Williams                           Athens Academy                                Junior

Demetrius McWhorter            Athens Christian School                     Junior

Nicklaus Palmer                      Pinecrest Academy                             Junior

Cory Johnson                          Hebron Christian Academy                Junior

2nd Team

Name                                      School                                                 Year

ABJ Kushanu                          Providence Christian School               Senior

Kirk Vaughn                           Commerce                                           Junior

Derek Vandiver                      Hebron Christian Academy                Senior

Conner Sibley                         Prince Avenue Christian                     Senior

Sean Flanigan                          Pinecrest Academy                             Freshman

Girls 1st Team

Name                                      School                                                 Year

#34      Ivy Atkism                  George Walton Academy                   Senior

#10      Eryn Cochran              Towns County                                    Senior

#22      Schyler Miller              Lakeview Academy                            Junior

#5        Ashley Stanley            Hebron Christian Academy                Senior

#12      Cynara Pitt                  George Walton Academy                   Senior

Girls 2nd Team

Name                                      School                                                 Year

#10      Anna Machovic           Prince Avenue Christian School         Senior

#3        Carly Settles               Athens Academy                                Senior

#20      Lillie Mather               Commerce                                           Senior

#25      Amanda Boyd            Pinecrest Academy                             Senior

#33      Hannah Lentz             Hebron Christian Academy                Junior

 

Boys Player of the Year – Turtle Jackson, Athens Christian School       Junior

Boys Coach of the Year – Will Cantrell, Hebron Christian School

Girls Player of the Year – Ivy Atkism, George Walton Academy            Senior

Girls Coach of the Year – Lori Hines, George Walton Academy

Boys Honorable Mention All Region

Name                                      School                                                 Year

Kendrick Hill                          Athens Academy                                Junior

Chris Tate                                Athens Christian School                     Junior

DeMarcus Evans                     Athens Christian School                     Junior

Cal Garner                               Commerce                                           Senior

Jack Schlumper                       George Walton Academy                   Senior

Trey Gober                              Lakeview Academy                            Freshman

Luke Crawford                       Hebron Christian School                     Sophomore

Rob Kraeling                           Prince Avenue Christian School         Sophomore

Michael Bruckner                    Pinecrest Academy                             Senior

Steven Kleinschmidt               Providence Christian School               Junior

Duncan Gotfredson                Providence Christian School               Junior

Boone Moss                            Towns County                                    Junior

Jake Fortenberry                     Tallulah Falls                                       Senior

Girls Honorable Mention All Region

Name                                      School                                                 Year

#15      Jarrett Kemp               Athens Academy                                Freshman

#5        Jada Williams              George Walton Academy                   Senior

#4        Sara Alderman            George Walton Academy                   Senior

#11      Ann Craven                 George Walton Academy                   Senior

#34      Kellsie Cowart            Towns County                                    Senior

#32      Misty Lindemuth        Towns County                                    Junior

#15      Bailey Sutton              Towns County                                    Senior

#15      Jordyn Smith               Prince Avenue Christian School         Sophomore

#23      Peyton Howell            Prince Avenue Christian School         Senior

#4        Bethany Campbell      Prince Avenue Christian School         Senior

#11      Megan Parker              Providence Christian School               Sophomore

#44      Hannah Davis             Commerce                                           Senior

#11      Hanna Grogan             Lakeview Academy                            Freshman

#44      Danielle Morgan         Lakeview Academy                            Senior

#1        Mary Margaret Metz   Pinecrest Academy                             Freshman

#2        Maggie Herd               Pinecrest Academy                             Junior

#1        Isabella Almoyan        Tallulah Falls                                       Junior